Happening Now: Champ Biden passed away this morning. Champ may have been the most beloved member of the Biden family. Naturally, most everyone is disheartened when a family pet dies.
“President Biden and First Lady Jill Biden on Saturday announced the death of Champ, one of their two German shepherds, describing him as a ‘cherished companion’ and a ‘sweet, good boy,'” according to Fox News.
“‘Our hearts are heavy today as we let you all know that our beloved German Shepherd, Champ, passed away peacefully at home,’ the Bidens said in a statement. ‘He was our constant, cherished companion during the last 13 years and was adored by the entire Biden family.’
“Biden brought two dogs, Champ and Major, to the White House this year. Champ has been living with the Bidens since 2008 and was reportedly named by the president’s granddaughters. Major was adopted in 2018 and is the first rescue dog to live in the White House.”
For more of this report, go to Fox News.
This is a breaking news report and will be updated if warranted…
Our family lost our loving companion Champ today. I will miss him. pic.twitter.com/sePqXBIAsE
— President Biden (@POTUS) June 19, 2021