The connection between the Secret Service and Joe Biden is affected by a “breach in belief”, is “flamable” and “pressured” over repeated assaults on brokers by the Biden household’s German Shepherds Commander and Main, and by “unrealistic requests”, in addition to the Bidens’ paranoia that brokers stay loyal to President Trump, according to CNN which buried the blockbuster information in a report on the Bidens’ canine Commander being faraway from the White Home after one more biting assault on an agent final week.
CNN led with information Commander has bitten White Home staffers along with Secret Service brokers, “President Joe Biden and first woman Dr. Jill Biden’s 2-year-old German shepherd, Commander, has been concerned in additional biting incidents than beforehand reported on the White Home, a number of sources aware of the matter informed CNN.”
The CNN report adopted a Daily Mail report that Commander had been seen by a vacationer biting a White Home staffer. On Monday, Politico reported that White Home staffers blamed the ‘unfriendly’ faces of stern Secret Service brokers for triggering the assaults by the Biden’s canines, claiming that the canines have been playful with employees.
🚨 BREAKING: Joe Biden’s canine ‘Commander’ has been faraway from the White Home after a number of biting incidents, together with one caught on digital camera pic.twitter.com/6l5l7lELq2
— Benny Johnson (@bennyjohnson) October 5, 2023
Axios followed CNN’s report Wednesday evening with one which stated employees within the White Home residence had been attacked (excerpt):
The Biden household’s German shepherd canines have repeatedly bitten or nipped members of the White Home residence employees along with Secret Service brokers, in accordance with individuals aware of the matter.
Biden’s canine Main — who ultimately was banished to the household’s residence in Delaware — was so aggressive that residence officers warned the primary woman’s workplace the Biden’s may face a lawsuit for accidents until there have been adjustments.
Why it issues: The canines’ assaults on Secret Service brokers have been properly documented, however the extent of the canines’ aggressiveness towards the White Home residence employees has not been reported beforehand.
Zoom in: Many members of the residence employees — the a number of dozen individuals who keep the White Home as housekeepers, curators, cooks, butlers, carpenters, and extra — have been scared of Main and Commander, the youthful canine who remained on the residence till just lately.
Elizabeth Alexander, spokeswoman for Jill Biden, issued an announcement first to CNN after which to the remainder of the media Wednesday evening: “The President and First Woman care deeply concerning the security of those that work on the White Home and people who defend them day-after-day. They continue to be grateful for the persistence and assist of the U.S. Secret Service and all concerned, as they proceed to work by way of options. Commander isn’t presently on the White Home campus whereas subsequent steps are evaluated.”
Earlier Wednesday, this author posited the canine assaults on brokers have been the results of the canines choosing up that Joe and Jill Biden see Secret Service brokers as a menace:
“The issue is clearly with the house owners. Canines take cues from their masters’ conduct. Any hostility to Secret Service brokers by Joe and Jill Biden can be picked up by Commander (and Main). Maybe the Bidens harbor hostility to brokers as a result of they know Secret Service brokers may be compelled to testify towards them in felony and/or impeachment proceedings due to a precedent set in the Clinton-Lewinsky investigation in the 1990s.”
Excerpt from CNN’s lengthy report on the Biden’s canines attacking Secret Service and employees:
One supply aware of the incidents pointed to efforts from their colleagues to regulate Secret Service office habits amid broader considerations about office security as they work to assist the primary household at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. The scenario has additionally revealed broader tensions between the Bidens and the US Secret Service. Sources recommend the connection between the primary household and the US Secret Service was first strained when the household’s elder canine, Main, induced an damage to an unnamed Secret Service agent earlier than in the end being despatched away extra completely to Delaware. That incident induced a breach in belief, a supply aware of the dynamic stated.
Main additionally had biting incidents with an engineer, per a witness to the incident, and a Nationwide Park Service worker, beforehand reported by CNN in spring 2021.
Whereas the Bidens loved a very good relationship with Secret Service throughout the vice presidency, the Main scenario induced “stress” for the primary couple of their early days on the White Home. That laid the inspiration for a “flamable” relationship with Secret Service, which has since been exacerbated by quite a few “final minute adjustments” to schedules – together with spending most weekends away from the White Home at Camp David or certainly one of their Delaware residences – and “unrealistic requests” that pressure the company’s sources, the supply aware of the connection dynamic stated.
There had additionally been questions of USSS brokers’ political loyalty to former President Donald Trump, as detailed by Biden allies to The Washington Post throughout the presidential transition in late 2020.
…”We’re past the purpose of worrying about belief being damaged. Now we have to talk up,” a supply aware of the president’s Secret Service element stated.
That supply, who requested anonymity to talk freely, described a “hostile” and “harmful” work setting, suggesting that some brokers have been warned to undergo sure entrances and keep away from sure areas to evade an interplay with the canine. The Secret Service communicates to its brokers by radio when the canine is outdoor, and officers keep away from the realm.
That supply stated a supervisor informed them that there had been numerous incidents of Commander biting this previous summer season “as a method to warn me of how in regards to the scenario was.”
CNN’s declare that Biden had good relations with Secret Service brokers when he was vice chairman beneath Obama is belied by creator Ronald Kessler’s 2014 e book that reported Biden swam bare in entrance of feminine brokers. The e book additionally reviews comparable complaints about how Biden treats brokers (U.S. News excerpt):
Vice President Joe Biden enjoys swimming with no bathing swimsuit, a brand new e book claims.
Biden, who’s flirting with a run for president in 2016, offers Secret Service brokers an eyeful each at his Delaware residence and on the vice chairman’s official residence in Washington, D.C., in accordance with “The First Household Element” by Ronald Kessler.
…“Brokers say that, whether or not on the vice chairman’s residence or at his residence in Delaware, Biden has a behavior of swimming in his pool nude,” Kessler writes within the e book – due for launch Aug. 5.
“Feminine Secret Service brokers discover that offensive,” he writes.
“Biden likes to be revered as on a regular basis Joe,” an unnamed agent informed Kessler. “However the actuality is not any brokers wish to go on his element as a result of Biden makes brokers’ lives so powerful.”
Along with the alleged skinny-dipping, brokers are reportedly irritated by frequent last-minute journeys to Delaware.