The Boy Scout Jamboree is an event that most scouts look forward to and work toward as a major accomplishment in their tenure as scouts. It’s a celebration of all that is scouting. President Trump dropped in on the jamboree yesterday and paid his respects to the scouts, something President Obama never made time to do.
Watch this video and see how POTUS was received but he enthusiastic scouts:
“By the way, just a question. Did President Obama ever come to a jamboree?” Trump asked the crowd, which BOOED in response.
One Big Beautiful BOOOOO!
“The answer is no, but we’ll be back,” Trump added.
While Obama never addressed the gathering in person, he did record a video message to the National Jamboree in 2010, noting the history of the Boy Scouts and the organization’s service to the United States as it marked its 100th anniversary.
The Hill has more on the event:
President Trump drew a crowd of tens of thousands to a national gathering of Boy Scouts in West Virginia on Monday evening, where he hammered his political opponents and pressured Republicans in the Senate to repeal and replace ObamaCare.
Media reports put the crowd size at 35,000, while Trump estimated about 45,000 were on hand.
It’s nice to see the president take time out to meet with the upcoming generation. The Boy Scouts certainly appreciated it.