Two Turkeys Will Be Pardoned By President Trump Today - President Trump is going to keep a pair of turkeys from Thanksgiving feasts this year.
The annual turkey pardon ceremony takes place today at the White House. The two candidates competing for the title of "National Thanksgiving turkey" are Bread and Butter (not Rudy and Giuliani)
The two male birds come from North Carolina, and enjoyed a stay at the Willard Hotel ahead of the event. The White House says the first turkey pardon was granted by Abraham Lincoln and continued “in jest” until 1989 when George H.W. Bush made it official.