Eventually he made his way to Price, for what would turn into a much more awkward moment.
The policy reads: 'Uniformed unit members and leaders may participate in flag ceremonies at political events and may lead the Pledge of Allegiance; however, they should retire after the ceremony and not remain on the speaker’s platform or in a conspicuous location where attendees or views could construe their presence as an endorsement or symbol of support.
'In addition, photos of candidates or Scouts in uniform or with BSA marks and logos are not allowed in political campaign materials of any kind.' Filmmaker Michael Moore, who is an Eagle Scout, expressed his disapproval of Trump's speech.'Trump using the 30,000 Boy Scouts as his props tonight was a scene out of Triumph of the Will,' he wrote.
'Shocking abuse of children.'Writer Clint Smith, who was a Boy Scout, mentioned that the rally reminded him of 'how we would often feel when we went to camp'.'Boy Scouts wonder why they arent able to recruit more boys of color but its bc the larger culture of scouting is often similar to tht rally,' he wrote.
During his speech, Trump threatened to fire his Health and Human Services secretary, Dr Tom Price.
He attacked former President Barack Obama, who served as a Boy Scout in his youth, for not physically attending a Jamboree in the past.
The mention of doing away with his predecessor's health care plan, earned his a rousing U-S-A chant.