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Trump slams GOP senators, 'dishonest' press, Obama and Clinton in rambling speech to Boy Scouts

Trump slams GOP senators, 'dishonest' press, Obama and Clinton in rambling speech to Boy Scouts

President Trump took jabs at Republican senators, "dishonest" reporters, his predecessor and his 2016 election rival in a rambling and surprisingly partisan speech before about 30,000 Boy Scouts and their troop leaders Monday evening in West Virginia.

In one aside during remarks to the National Scout Jamboree in Glen Jean, W.V., the president asked, "Who the hell wants to speak about politics when I'm in front of the Boy Scouts?" Yet he launched into an extended a critique of Washington politics.

That included jibes at senators in his own party -- including by name the home state senator, Shelley Moore Capito -- who have balked at ending the Affordable...

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