IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser.

Despite GOP suspicions of 'liberal agenda,' Obama honors the Girl Scouts

Magnolia Scott, left, Alivia Whitlock and Hannah Beeson, troop 2578, Divide Elementary School students in Lookout W.V., participate in the Girl Scout Regional Cupcake Challenge held at Crosspoint Church in Beckley, W. Va.
Magnolia Scott, left, Alivia Whitlock and Hannah Beeson, troop 2578, Divide Elementary School students in Lookout W.V., participate in the Girl Scout Regional Cupcake Challenge held at Crosspoint Church in Beckley, W. Va.Rick Barbero / AP

COMMENTARY

It was a day to honor icons at the White House today. President Obama celebrated the latest Medal of Freedom Recipients. More than a dozen cultural and political icons received the nation’s highest civilian honor, like former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, and Dolores Huerta, co-founder of the National Farmworkers Association.










Indiana State Representative Bob Morris blocked a resolution honoring the Scouts


Steve Doocy

Magnolia Scott, left, Alivia Whitlock and Hannah Beeson, troop 2578, Divide Elementary School students in Lookout W.V., participate in the Girl Scout Regional Cupcake Challenge held at Crosspoint Church in Beckley, W. Va.
Magnolia Scott, left, Alivia Whitlock and Hannah Beeson, troop 2578, Divide Elementary School students in Lookout W.V., participate in the Girl Scout Regional Cupcake Challenge held at Crosspoint Church in Beckley, W. Va.Rick Barbero / AP