US President Trump posted a video of a November 26 amnesty ceremony for the turkey called Butter on the eve of Thanksgiving on his Twitter account.
Watch: President Trump pardons Thanksgiving turkey at annual White House ceremony
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 26, 2019
The video shows the transfer of birds and some footage from the traditional pre-Eid event against the backdrop of an enthusiastic speech from the US president on peace, security and family values.
As well as, US President wishes US citizens happiness on Thanksgiving Day, including on behalf of the First Lady.
In the United States, Thanksgiving celebrations are annually on the fourth Thursday of November. In 2019, the holiday was on November 28.
The tradition of pardoning turkeys
- It carried out by American presidents over the years.
- It was precisely the beginning with President Harry Truman, who pardoned the turkey the night before Thanksgiving in 1947.