Boy Scouts Affirm Non-Political Stance After Trump Speech

The Boy Scouts of America distanced itself from partisan politics on Tuesday amid criticism of remarks President Donald Trump made the day before at the youth organization’s quadrennial national gathering.

The president’s speech at the National Scout Jamboree in West Virginia before some 40,000 scouts and volunteers drew considerable negative reaction, as well as some praise, in posts on the Boy Scouts’ Facebook page and other social…