Nov 22, 2022

Biden pardons Thanksgiving Turkeys Transcript

Biden pardons Thanksgiving Turkeys Transcript
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President Joe Biden pardoned two turkeys, Chocolate and Chip, on Monday as he discharged the presidential duty of the annual Thanksgiving turkey pardon. Read the transcript here.

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Speaker 1 (00:01):

On the heels of a wedding and a presidential birthday, the weekend’s celebratory atmosphere at the White House continuing Monday. President Joe Biden making much ado about stuffing at the 75th anniversary of the National Thanksgiving Turkey Presentation with some political puns.

Speaker 2 (00:18):

The votes are in. They’ve been counted and verified. There’s no ballot stuffing. There’s no foul play.

Speaker 1 (00:26):

And a pair of poultry pardons for Chocolate and Chip.

Speaker 2 (00:29):

Based on their temperament and commitment to being productive members of society, I hereby pardon. Yes, I hereby pardon Chocolate and Chip.

Speaker 1 (00:42):

The birds of honor received VIB treatment on their trot to Washington, basting in glory at the Willard Hotel and gobbling up attention everywhere they went. President Biden dishing out exciting opportunities for the now free birds.

Speaker 2 (00:56):

Receiving their presidential pardons today, Chocolate and Chip are going to head to one of the nation’s great basketball schools and research universities, North Carolina State.

Speaker 1 (01:05):

While also serving a message of gratitude to the country.

Speaker 2 (01:08):

We can’t forget the reason for Thanksgiving in the first place, being grateful for what we have, and grateful for fellow Americans who we may never meet.

Speaker 1 (01:18):

And capping off the festive day, the official Christmas tree also arriving at the White House.

In Washington, I’m Chris Wynn reporting.

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