Trump here to visit Boy Scouts at Jamboree this evening

GLEN JEAN, W.Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump will visit the 2017 National Scout Jamboree later today.

He is scheduled to speak at 6:00 pm.

West Virginia Senator Shelly Moore Capito is also scheduled to fly over with the president.

Trump will become the eighth U.S. president to attend a Jamboree. More than 40,000 Scouts, their leaders and volunteers are at the 10-day event.

The event is not open to the public.

Presidents dating back to George H.W. Bush attended the Jamboree when it was previously held at a military base at Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia. President Barack Obama declined an invitation from the Scouts to address the 2010 Jamboree in Virginia and the 2013 Jamboree when it was held for the first time in West Virginia.

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