November 24, 2020

Lame duck Trump to pardon White House turkey

Washington (AFP) – Lame duck President Donald Trump hosts the annual White House turkey pardon Tuesday, sparing a farm bird from the Thanksgiving table — and maybe previewing pardons for some of his human friends.The bizarre presidential ritual ahead of Thursday’s national holiday, when more than 45 million turkeys are eaten nationwide, dates back decades.This year, though, the light-hearted stunt comes in the midst of Trump’s unprecedented refusal to concede defeat to Democrat Joe Biden in the election. He was still at it early Tuesday, retweeting a picture of himself glowering over the Reso…


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