WASHINGTON: Joe Biden On Monday, the US President used his powers to pardon 2 turkeysThey can be saved from being the main course at a future event. Thanksgiving Later this week, dinner
“I hereby pardon Chocolate and Chip,” Biden At the South Lawn pardoning ceremony, a fun and lighthearted event that has become a White House tradition, she said.
Named after the large white birds that were raised on a North Carolina farm, they were for The president’s favorite ice-cream flavor Biden Told several schoolchildren present for The event.
“That’s a big bird,” Biden Quipped as 46-pound (21 kilogram) Chocolate was put on a Table.
Biden He used the background of the recent US midterm election results — in which his Democrats did well than many experts thought — to keep control of the Senate and Only narrowly losing the House of Representatives the Republicans — to make jokes about the time honored turkey pardoning
“The votes are in. They’ve been counted and verified. There’s no ballot stuffing. There’s no fowl play,” He said it to laugh and Most likely, a few eyerolls.
“The only red wave this season (related to the traditional color of Republicans) is going to be a German Shepherd, Commander,” The president spoke of his dog, who he said to him “knocks over the cranberry sauce on our table.”
Turkey with stuffing is the American family’s traditional favorite dish. ThanksgivingThursday, the date of the event is
Biden Mentioned how the Covid-19 epidemic had disrupted or curtailed American commemorations in recent years. and I encouraged the invitees feel grateful for People who helped to protect the US communities, including doctors and nurses, during the crisis. and scientists.
“Two years ago, we couldn’t even safely have Thanksgiving with large family gatherings. Now we can,” He stated. “That’s progress, and let’s keep it going.”