Dog who chased ISIS leader gets press conference on 'SNL'
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"Saturday Night Live" featured a press conference dedicated to the dog injured in a U.S. raid in Syria in which former ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed.

The press conference was hosted by White House counselor Kellyanne ConwayKellyanne Elizabeth ConwayKaren Pence confirms move back to Indiana: 'No place like home' Pence urges 'positive' agenda to counter Biden in first speech since leaving office Kellyanne Conway joins Ohio Senate candidate's campaign MORE, played by “SNL” regular Kate McKinnon, who quipped that former press secretaries under President TrumpDonald TrumpGuardian Angels founder Curtis Sliwa wins GOP primary in NYC mayor's race Garland dismisses broad review of politicization of DOJ under Trump Schumer vows next steps after 'ridiculous,' 'awful' GOP election bill filibuster MORE have been “forced to regain their dignity on ‘Dancing with the Stars,’” a reference to Sean SpicerSean Michael SpicerDeSantis to hold Newsmax town hall Biden's poor TV ratings against Trump is exactly what this administration wants Overnight Health Care: CDC director calls on Michigan to 'close things down' amid surge in cases | Regeneron says antibody therapy prevents COVID-19 infections MORE.

Conan, the K-9 commando, then took questions from reporters, who asked, “Are you a good boy?” and “You were involved in a terrorist raid. Was that scary for you?”

Cast member Cecily Strong then joined the scene as a U.S. Army canine interpreter, who said Conan wasn’t happy with an altered image President Trump tweeted last week that showed him giving the dog a medal.


“Speaking of costumes, what is this janky fake medal the president put on my neck?” Strong, speaking for Conan, asked. “It just has a picture of a paw on it. What the hell is that? You don’t give humans a medal with a foot on it.”

Trump last Monday tweeted a declassified photo of the “wonderful” dog, praising him for his performance during the military operation. He hinted later in the week that the dog will visit the White House.

"Very cute recreation, but the 'live' version of Conan will be leaving the Middle East for the White House sometime next week!" Trump tweeted.

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