President Obama pardons the White House Thanksgiving turkey

US President Barack Obama pardoned a pair of turkeys called Cobbler and Gobbler for the Thanksgiving holiday.

US President Barack Obama pardoned a pair of turkeys called Cobbler and Gobbler for the Thanksgiving holiday. 

Cracking a few political jokes during a Rose Garden ceremony at the White House, the President was accompanied by his daughters Sasha and Malia. 

Releasing two turkeys, the President completed the Thanksgiving tradition that was started by President John F Kennedy in 1963. 





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