The President of the United States, Joe Biden, followed tradition this Monday and pardoned two turkeys that they won’t be Thanksgiving dinner anymore, during an appearance at the White House where he joked about the Republicans’ poor results in the general election.
The lucky ones were the turkeys chip and chocolateOriginally from the state of North Carolina. For 75 years, the US President has pardoned a bird of this species, which is the main dish of Thanksgiving celebrations.
Harry Truman (1945–1953) was the first President to receive one of these birds from the National Turkey Federation, but it was not until 1989 that then-President George HW Bush (1989–1993) received established the tradition of pardoning them.
The President, briefly interrupted by his grandson Beau and his dog, Commander, has confessed that Chocolate, a white turkey of about 40 poundswas his favorite because it’s his favorite flavor of ice cream.
Chocolate has gone to the table to be pardoned by the President while Chip, also knowing, He looked at his companion from the ground at the pardon.
Jokes about election results
In addition, Biden joked about the results of the November 8 general election among Republicans They could not extinguish the great “red wave”. that some polls have predicted.
The Democratic leader has confirmed that the only “red wave” that will come around Thanksgiving when your commander dog spills the cranberry sauce.
“This is the United States of America, There’s nothing we can’t do when we’re together‘ Biden concluded, responding by devouring chocolate.
After the pardon, Biden approached people to say hello to the children and snap photos in a room decorated with fall pumpkins to welcome the festive season.
Asked by the press about the announcement of the investigation into former President Donald Trump (2017-2020), he replied: “I found out when you did”.
Both the President and First Lady, Jill Biden, They’re going to North Carolina. attend a dinner with military and naval families, whom he also wanted to remember in his speech.