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Jefferson Beauregard: The New White House pet

Legend has it that Harry Truman once quipped: "If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog." Sure sounds like Harry, but whether he said it or not, Truman knew what he was talking about. It transcends politics. Every president since Teddy Roosevelt, Republican or Democrat, has had a dog.

Every president, that is, except Donald Trump. But that's OK. Trump doesn't need a pet dog. He has Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions, who's as loyal a lapdog as ever

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