Two Lucky Turkeys

President Obama spared the lives of two turkeys in a yearly tradition.
2:44 | 11/27/14

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Yeah. They have napkins back I think they've ever been before your pants on and whenever it's good to have your shirt yeah. At some forks for Thanksgiving at a White House that's what present Obama's family. We'll have some friends over at once thing that threading yesterday mr. Obama President Obama should say upheld the long running presidential tradition. To the relief of a few feathered friends for ABC's Mary Bruce is in Washington would more good morning Mary. Good morning and happy Thanksgiving well despite the recent political firestorm over the president's executive action on immigration reform. President Obama yesterday was added again using the power of his pen to take action on an issue so important. It was a matter of life or death. I am here to announce what I'm sure will be the most talked about executive action this month. The president's bearing the lives of these two lucky birds. Mac and cheese from all horrible products delicious fate I know some will call this amnesty. But don't worry there's there's plenty of Turkey to go around. But only one could be crowned the national Turkey it was a close competition at the two birds were beat Ted peak on Twitter as the public cast its vote in one corner back real feather shaker with. Though he is gobble. In the other corner cheese who has been described as a grand champion of a bird chief. You are hereby pardon. Well there's your manager Terry Mac was also granted his freedom as the official alternate. Now those turkeys will live out a life of bliss on a nearby farm in Virginia as for the first. Family they're expected to enjoy hanging not so lucky Turkey as they dined with family and friends at the White House today Rhine in Rina. Thank you so much Mary hey did you know when you get pardon they did she get blessed like I would hope. I didn't know that went well I don't know part of we'll get it there aren't you could mean you may go Turkey. Go in peace he's soft on turkeys have always said that President Obama is soft on Turkey's and it it's causing a lot of clubs yes the cotton to turkeys level. Do you think every nationally. Sasha Malia I their faces like. We're they're not just not cool off we gotta get out of here I cannot Britain's got a laugh I thought I thought there are gonna pull out their phone at one point just like. Yet dad whatever text data get out when under the death about a.

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