AT&T Chairman and Chief Executive Randall Stephenson found himself in uncomfortable territory after President Trump’s appearance before thousands of Boy Scouts on Monday turned into a political rally with Trump boisterously bashing his rivals.
Stephenson, a former Scout who serves as president of the Boy Scouts of America, was among the officials who invited Trump to speak at the West Virginia jamboree of the Boy Scouts of America.
The controversy comes at an awkward time for Stephenson. His Dallas company is seeking the approval of Trump’s Justice Department for its $85.4-billion takeover of media company Time Warner Inc.
During his speech before a crowd estimated...