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World Leaders and Animals

World leaders disagree on a lot but clearly agree on one thing – liking to be photographed with animals. Well, most world leaders…

First Pets Club

What is it with world leaders and animals? North Korea released these majestic pictures of Kim Jong Un atop a white horse. Russian President Vladimir Putin is also frequently seen on a horse. And apparently uses his dogs to intimidate his guests. China occasionally gives pandas to other countries as diplomatic gifts. Vice President Mike Pence has a famous pet bunny. Most world leaders have pet dogs. Emmanuel Macron, Sauli Niinisto, Queen Elizabeth II and every U.S. President for the last 130 years has had a dog. Except for Donald Trump. In fact, Trump doesn’t seem to think very highly of animals in general.

According to the BBC, Macron and his wife spent two hours and nearly $300 for the dog, who was adopted from a shelter outside of Paris last weekend. With his adoption, Nemo became the newest member of the First Pets Club, an elite group of animals whose job it is to offer their illustrious human owners’ loyalty, companionship, and, of course, good publicity. Shortly after patiently differentiating blonde women for President Trump, Finnish President Sauli Niinistö was photographed holding his dog, the 5-year-old Boston Terrier Lennu. Unlike the French First Dog, Nemo, Lennu has been described as “not fully media trained,” which seems inaccurate given how good he is at working the cameras.

The group’s members have also included some of history’s most famous pets, including the Obamas’ dogs, Bo and Sunny, the Clintons’ cat, Socks, and Winston Churchill’s poodle, Rufus. But for the first time in 150 years, there is no sitting U.S. representative of the First Pets Club. President Trump has no pets whatsoever, and when asked whether this would change, a spokesperson for Melania Trump told CBS News: “The first family is still getting settled so there are no plans at this time.”

Brut.

10/17/2019 8:16 PM
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234 comments

  • Eddie O.
    a day

    NICE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Michael Y.
    a day

    Brut wants ppl not to like trump. At least he was honest.

  • Jake K.
    3 days

    Doesn’t care for animals but is the first to finally make animal cruelty a felony

  • Freddy S.
    4 days

    What a pointless dumb video

  • David K.
    4 days

    Y'all keep on judging Trump I'll keep on looking at my for 401k like dammmmn !!!!

  • Nico V.
    5 days

    How is not wanting a pet make you a bad person? There’s millions of people out there that don’t have or even want pets and you don’t see documentaries being made about it. This is just another BS post to get stupid people to hate the president so they can elect someone who’s gonna lie to America about how they care about the country and will change things then bump up taxes like every other liberal/democrat that ever ran this country did. JB pritzker hyped up everyone saying he’s gonna cut taxes and as soon as he was governor he added a 18% gas tax then doubled it not long after

  • Richard B.
    6 days

    Greatest President in our lifetime and making America great again despite the ignorants dnd stupidity from the libtards.

  • Tad V.
    6 days

    Lmfao!!! Now you're complaining cause he doesn't have a dog???? Absolutely ran out of everything to cry about, so you scrape the bottom of the barrel. 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

  • Gorito G.
    7 days

    He have Pelosi

  • Adam R.
    7 days

    I’m now dumber because I watched this

  • Shannon v.
    01/18/2020 16:03

    There is logic being not having a pet when you’re trying to run a country. I have a dog and I work two jobs. Sometimes it’s not fair to him that I work so much. So thank you for pointing of another reason I respect my president. Trump 2020

  • Bj H.
    01/18/2020 14:55

    Once again , President Trump makes the right choice. Doesn't have time for a pet, so doesn't get one.

  • Kevin L.
    01/18/2020 04:32

    And yet Trump is the one who made animal abuse a felony. You Leftists are pathetic. Y'all have nothing left to talk about and you're just scraping the bottom of the barrel to criticize him for not having a dog. Pathetic.

  • Francis B.
    01/18/2020 03:50

    OMG Donald trump said he doesn't have time to properly care for an animal?! What a monster. Brut is ridiculous. Personally I don't like animals either, but judging someone who doesn't want to pet your enslaved beast or want to have one of their own petty.

  • Brad B.
    01/18/2020 02:05

    Hey guys the sky is blue during the day

  • Aaron T.
    01/17/2020 23:07

    when you become president. I want you on a Clydesdale. Bareback

  • Barry C.
    01/17/2020 21:54

    Such a fallacy and illogical conclusion.

  • Judi S.
    01/15/2020 20:13

    At least he's truthful. He doesn't have time for a pet... A pet won't be left alone all the time. Smart man.

  • Jose L.
    01/15/2020 14:18

    Trump is not a leader

  • Tracy V.
    01/15/2020 06:21

    Smartest eagle ever