Trump family disrupts long tradition of having a White House pet

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WASHINGTON — Pres. Donald Trump is the first president in 150 years not to have a pet in the White House.

Bo and Sunny, the Obama family’s Portugese water dogs are two of the most famous dogs in the country.

Bo came first; then Sunny.

John Quincy Adams once had a pet alligator.

Calvin Coolidge had a bobcat, a hippo, lion calves.

Theodore Roosevelt had a one-legged chicken.

Herbert Hoover had a dog he called King Tut.

Buddy, Barney, Liberty, Him and Her, are a few of the names of White House dogs through the years.

Will Pres. Donald Trump get a pet for his family?


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