Major Back at White House After Minor Run-in With Secret Service Agent

Source The Boston Globe

"The dogs will come and go", the press secretary said in a briefing at the White House.

One of the dogs - both are German shepherds - waited on the balcony of the White House on Tuesday evening as Marine One landed on the South Lawn, having ferried the president back from a speech in Columbus, Ohio.

Biden also clarified that "didn't banish [Major] to home", but rather the dogs were brought to DE because he and First Lady Dr.

Earlier, Psaki said that first dogs Major and Champ, 13, were sent to Wilmington for a "pre-planned" trip, as the president and first lady Jill Biden would be away.

Earlier this month, Major had a "biting incident" that injured a member of Biden's security team.

"Every door you turn to, there's a guy there in a black jacket", Biden told the news outlet. "And [Major] moves to protect". Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's claim that he hadn't met with President Biden since the Inauguration.

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, who will join Biden at the White House meeting on Wednesday, on Wednesday acknowledged the overcrowding and processing delays, but said there was no quick fix. "I realize some people, understandably, are afraid of dogs to begin with", he told ABC News. "So far this administration is not interested in doing anything on a bipartisan basis or in the political center".

The officials, along with several members of Congress, will travel to a refugee resettlement center in Carrizo Springs, Texas, the White House said in a statement, adding that it would also allow limited media coverage of the visit.

President Joe Biden's administration, which will start distributing the money in April to almost 1,400 centers across the country, said health centers can also use the funding to modify and improve infrastructure and add mobile units.



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