National Thanksgiving Turkey

Trump to pardon two Minnesota turkeys for Thanksgiving

· November 17, 2017

On Tuesday two Minnesota turkeys will receive a special pardon from President Donald J. Trump  — they will be getting a “Gobblers Rest” from this year’s Thanksgiving holiday. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the National Thanksgiving Turkey presentation, where the President reflects on our Nation’s rich Thanksgiving traditions and wishes American families a […]

Iowa bird selected National Thanksgiving Turkey

· November 16, 2016

For the sixth time in presidential history, Iowa will be supplying the National Thanksgiving Turkey. This Thanksgiving, the state will be in the spotlight of the nation’s historic holiday tradition as President Obama pardons the National Thanksgiving Turkey. Through nearly seven decades, the President has received a turkey from the National Turkey Federation during Thanksgiving […]

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