24 November 2017 - National Thanksgiving Turkey Presentation
Turkeys pardoned by Trump and Obama now birds of a feather in Virginia
Adam Kelsey and Paola Chavez (ABC News, 23/11/2017)
Donald Trump and Barack Obama may be worlds apart on the political spectrum, but the turkeys the presidents pardoned couldn't be closer -- they're now neighbors in Virginia.
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While it's unclear whether the four turkeys will have a bone to pick with each other or become birds of a feather, Drumstick and Wishbone, who were spared a trip to the dinner table this year, are joining Tater and Tot at Virginia Tech.
On Tuesday, just before he granted clemency to Drumstick, the National Thanksgiving Turkey, Trump quipped about overturning his predecessor's policies.
The White House announced the news on its Snapchat and Instagram accounts.
The White House confirmed to The Hill that the two birds will be staying in the Willard Intercontinental Hotel, where rooms reportedly can cost between $200 to $3,500 per night.
Troy Patterson (The New Yorker, 21/11/2017)
Jackson engaged the hosts of the 11 A.M. MSNBC show, “Velshi & Ruhle.” The incoming anchors were eager to bandy the topic for a long moment, sportily, as if taking a deep breath of fresh air before plunging into a waste container of sex-crime headlines at the top of the hour. Ali Velshi wondered if putting the turkeys up at such a nice place was, from the birds’ perspective, a misguided effort at luxury: “They’ve never stayed in a hotel before.”
Thanksgiving at the White House
Office of the Press Secretary (The White House, 16/11/2017)
After the pardoning, the turkeys will join last year’s turkeys at Virginia Tech’s “Gobblers Rest” exhibit, where students and veterinarians care for the turkeys, and the public can visit and learn about the university’s teaching, research, and outreach programs in animal and poultry sciences and veterinary medicine.
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"24 November 2017 - National Thanksgiving Turkey Presentation", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), novembre 2017. Consulté le 04/12/2023. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/key-story/archives-revue-de-presse-2017/24-november-2017-national-thanksgiving-turkey-presentation