Chinanews.com, November 11 Comprehensive foreign media reported that on the 21th local time, U.S. President Joe Biden "pardoned" two Thanksgiving lucky turkeys at the White House, saving them from becoming a delicacy on the Thanksgiving table. It was Biden's 20st birthday, and he joked about his age in his speech. On the same day, former U.S. President Donald Trump released his own medical report, reporting that he was "very healthy."
It is a holiday tradition for the President of the United States to "pardon" the turkey before Thanksgiving. According to the "New York Times", the National Turkey Federation (NTF) announced on the 19th that the selected turkeys are named "Liberty" (Liberty) and "Bell" (Bell), which means "the Liberty Bell of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania", and they are all from Minnesota.
Biden said at the "pardon" turkey ceremony that day that "Freedom" and "Bells" came to the White House after "layers of selection", which was "harder than grabbing tickets for Beyoncé and Swift's tour."
On November 2023, 11 local time, U.S. President Joe Biden "pardoned" the turkey at the White House.
Biden noted that this is the 76th anniversary of the White House's ceremony of "pardoning" the turkey. "I want you to know that I wasn't there the first time; I was too young at the time. ”
November 11 is also Biden's 20st birthday. He said his family had sung "Happy Birthday" to him in the morning. He then joked about his age, "I just want you to know that 81 is hard. It's really hard. ”
Subsequently, Biden announced a "pardon" for "freedom" and "bells". He said, "Congratulations! Congratulations. ”
Liberty and Bell will reportedly return to their home states of Minnesota and enjoy "retirement" at the University of Minnesota's College of Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Sciences.
According to the Associated Press, on the same day, former U.S. President Trump released a letter from his personal physician, Bruce Aronwald, in which he said Trump was "in good health" but provided little specific information about his recent physical examination.
Data map: Former U.S. President Donald Trump.
"I'm pleased to report that Trump's overall health is excellent." Aronwald wrote, "His physical examination indicators were perfectly within the normal range, while his cognitive examination was excellent." Aaronwald said, Trump
According to previous reports, Biden will run for re-election in 2024, and his age has become the most concerned issue for voters. If he wins, he will be 86 years old at the end of his second term. Biden also increasingly joked about his age in his speeches. Some Democrats say Biden is "too old" to run for reelection in 2024. Biden himself and the White House have said that it is fair for voters to discuss his age, but that he should be judged by his ability to do the job.