CNN reported that US President Biden’s dog, a German shepherd named Commander, bit another White House employee. According to the security service, this is the eleventh biting incident involving a two-year-old dog.
“Yesterday around 8 p.m., a Secret Service agent was bitten by us The first family. A hospital spokesman said that the official was treated on site by medical staff CNN. He is in good health now.
The little dog has already been involved in at least 11 biting incidents at the White House and at Biden’s home in Delaware. This is evidenced by emails from the Secret Service obtained by CNN. In October, Jill Biden, the president’s wife, lost control of her sheepdog when it attacked one of his aides. In November, an officer was admitted to hospital with injuries to his arms and thighs.
‘A matter of time’
White House officials said in July that the Biden family was working on new protocols for leader training and mentoring after the events. “I believe it is only a matter of time before an officer is attacked or bitten,” one employee said in an email exchange at the time.
Major, another of Biden’s sheepdogs, also bit a White House staffer in 2021 when he was out for a walk. He and another pastor, Champ, were then flown to the house in Biden’s home state of Delaware. In 2021, Commander came to live with the Biden family in the White House as a puppy.