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Major Biden nips again, and folks wonder what CNN would do if Trump had a dog that kept biting people

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When it comes to the Biden White House, it’s clear that you can’t teach old dogs new tricks — and were not talking about 78-year-old President Joe Biden.

For the second time, first pet Major has been involved in a incident involving human flesh, and while there’s no truth to rumors he was working toward getting his pound, the second incident came after the German shepherd was reportedly sent away to reeducation camp.

That is, if you consider Biden’s Delaware home a reeducation center — after Major bit a Secret Service agent in the White House on March 8, he and Champ, the president’s other German shepherd, were sent home only to return a couple of weeks later.

Biden acknowledged in an interview with ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos that Major, a rescue dog, was receiving training in Delaware. He would also defend him, pointing out that only 15% of White House staff are terrorized by the dog. Sort of.

“I guess what surprised me is the White House itself, living there. Every door you turn to, there’s a guy there in a black jacket,” the president said. “You turn a corner and there’s two people you don’t know at all. And (Major) moves to protect.”

“He’s a sweet dog. Eighty-five percent of the people there love him,” he said. “He just — all he does is lick them and wag his tail. But, I realize some people, understandably, are afraid of dogs to begin with.”

Either way, Major was at it again this week, as he “nipped someone while on a walk” on Monday, according to first lady Jill Biden’s press secretary Michael LaRosa.

LaRosa said the person “nipped” was seen by White House medical staff “out of an abundance of caution,” and returned to work without injury.

After the Secret Service agent was bit, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said the dogs were “getting acclimated and accustomed to their surroundings and new people.”

Fast forward three weeks and LaRosa stated that Major, who was on a leash, “is still adjusting to his new surroundings.”

MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough joked about euthanizing the 3-year-old German shepherd on Wednesday, suggesting that Major should “get his affairs in order” and prepare to “meet dog Jesus.”

The online response was not nearly as dark, with jocularity prevailing, as seen here:

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