Donald Trump ‘pardons’ White House Thanksgiving turkey

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    US President Donald Trump wished Americans a ‘Happy Thanksgiving’ at the annual turkey pardoning ceremony on Tuesday. “Corn I hereby grant you a full pardon, thank you Corn,” he said. Corn’s understudy Cob will also survive the Thanksgiving table. Read more here: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/food-and-drink/in-depth/thanksgiving-2020-when-presidential-turkey-pardon-parade-history/ Subscribe to The Telegraph on YouTube ► https://bit.ly/3idrdLH

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