“The commander burst through the door and immediately bit me on the lower right side of my back,” a presidential security official wrote in a report detailing the incident.
The entire meeting between the guard and the dog lasted only about 10 seconds. The officer was left bruised and bleeding, but he refused further medical attention. He was very lucky, writes the author.
A 196-page collection of inside messages obtained under the Freedom of Information Act by the conservative legal organization Judicial Watch reveals many incidents in which intelligence officers, who, by the nature of their job, should be protecting the president at any time. , collided with the teeth of this rude and aggressive dog.
The Commander, a two-year-old German shepherd who replaced former US “first dog” Major, who was adopted for aggressive behavior, has bitten seven agents in a matter of months, according to internal Secret Service reports obtained last week. passed through the New York Post. An incident in November 2022 resulted in a Secret Service officer being sent to hospital for treatment after being bitten on the arm and thigh.
Shaffer quoted a White House staffer writing to him in an email: “If it wasn’t his dog, he would have been euthanized by now – the bloody clown needs a muzzle.”
“The agent may well be right. Pets should not bite people, whether they are guests, postmen or neighbors passing through the yard. Morally and legally, the owner’s task is to ensure that this does not happen. For ordinary people , Incidents like the ones that happened to Major and Commander should lead to a clear and strong message: take control of your dog, ”wrote the journalist, noting that the Biden family simply does not care about raising their dog.
“Having a dog bite staff is not corruption. What it could be is legitimate, irresponsible neglect. This is not impeachable, but it’s still bad enough,” Shaffer concluded.