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Boy Scouts Chief Apologizes For 'Political Rhetoric' In Trump's Speech

"We sincerely regret that politics were inserted into the Scouting program," Michael Surbaugh said. His apology came after Trump derided Obamacare and "fake media" in remarks to the National Jamboree.
President Trump waves to the crowd after his speech during the National Boy Scout Jamboree on Monday. / SAUL LOEB / Getty Images

The head of the Boy Scouts of America apologized Thursday to the organization's members, telling them the group did not intend to showcase the "political rhetoric" in President Trump's speech to the National Jamboree earlier this week.

"I want to extend my sincere apologies to those in our Scouting family who were.

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