When President Trump announced the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, he proclaimed a new American hero: the dog that chased him down. Chris Cillizza walks us through a brief history of presidents and their dogs, and what it means that Trump doesn’t have one in his White House. #CNN #News #Cillizza
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Trump, the first president in a century with no dog, explains why: ‘I don’t have any time.
Trump Shares Faked Photo of Hero Dog Getting a Medal
WHY DOES PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP HATE DOGS?
Trump’s news conference on Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s death, annotated
A dog helped kill Baghdadi, joining a long history of canine war heroes
That time Putin brought his dog to a meeting to scare Angela Merkel
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