Peas won the pardon and is now considered the National Thanksgiving Turkey. As did presidents through Lyndon B. Johnson, except for John F. Kennedy.
Richard Nixon also gave the birds a reprieve, sending his turkeys to a nearby petting zoo.
Airbnb to remove listings in Israel's West Bank settlements
Palestinians want the West Bank for a future state , along with East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip. Israeli leaders slammed the decision and called on Airbnb to reverse it.
Trump said in the statement, which began with two lines the likes of which are rarely seen in an official White House statement: "America First!" and "The world is a very unsafe place!"
"He's granted a presidential pardon as of right now", Bush said.
At the conclusion of his remarks, Trump took the short walk to a table positioned near his podium and uttered these words with his right arm high in the air: "Peas, I hereby grant you a full pardon".
As the audience waited for the president and first lady, Ivanka Trump was seen running after Theodore, who made a break for it. Actually, presidents pardon two turkeys because, as with the Miss America beauty pageant, a runner-up is picked in case the victor can't perform its duties.
Trump poked fun by saying that House Democrats may try to ruffle some feathers and subpoena the turkeys as they live out their retirement. "Always happens", Trump said jokingly.
Ariana Grande Shocks Fans With Post Break-Up Haircut In New Photo
Davidson looked dapper during the outing, dressed in a snazzy suit paired with sneakers and his newly-dyed hair. Great minds think alike right girl? And just like her high ponytail, people absolutely love Ari's latest look .
Trump, alongside US first lady Melania Trump, approached the table where Peas sat and pardoned the turkey.
This year's turkeys hail from a farm in South Dakota. They were picked from "the Presidential Flock" of turkeys that were acclimated from a young age to "sounds of a crowd" and "bright camera lights", the Turkey Federation says.
And despite the pardons, he said, they shouldn't relax.
Democrat admits defeat in hard-fought Georgia governor race, vows to sue
Abrams has been embroiled in a legal battle with Kemp and the state of Georgia ever since the midterm elections on November 6. Ironically, this time around, it seems Democrats are having a tough time coming to terms with election results.