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Just as the narrative surrounding the firing of former Navy Secretary Richard Spencer changes by the hour, the White House and the Pentagon cannot seem to agree on whether Conan, the hero military working dog from the raid that killed ISIS leader Abu al-Baghdadi, is male or female.
The military dog that chased down ISIS leader al-Baghdadi just took a victory stroll around the White House
Editor's Note: This article originally appeared on Business Insider.
Speaking to reporters, Trump described Conan as "the world's most famous dog" who had an "incredible story."
"It was a flawless attack," Trump said, describing the special forces raid. "And al-Baghdadi is gone."
A New Jersey Democrat is urging the Pentagon to expedite service medals for the military K9 unit responsible for taking down notorious ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
A pooch resembling the hero dog who took part in the raid that brought down the leader of ISIS last month was asked some ruff questions in a sketch on "Saturday Night Live."
The segment, which aired during Saturday's episode, featured a pooch that looks like Conan, along with a translator (Cecily Strong) who interpreted what all of the dog's growls and gestures meant during a mock press conference following the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
Conan, the military K-9 injured while tracking down the world's most wanted terrorist, will be honored for her service at the White House next week, but she's already become a pop culture sensation.
The highly trained Belgian Malinois' image already is cropping up on merchandise, potentially worth millions of Snausages, though it's doubtful the brave pooch will ever see so much as a dog biscuit of that.
The heroic military working dog from the al-Baghdadi raid is a 'four year veteran' with 50 missions under her collar
The U.S. special operations canine from the Delta Force raid that killed ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is one salty war dog.
In fact, Conan — the all-too fitting name for this particular military working dog — probably has more time downrange than some U.S. service members, which kind of makes us all boots compared to this dog, especially when you figure in dog years.