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Turkeys check into luxury hotel ahead of White House pardon

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Published on November 26, 2019 - Duration: 00:59s

Turkeys check into luxury hotel ahead of White House pardon

The two gobblers, named "Bread" and "Butter," are resting up after traveling from their home farm near Clinton, North Carolina.

The birds are due to be pardoned by President Donald Trump in the White House Rose Garden

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Turkeys check into luxury hotel ahead of White House pardon

Wellie Jackson, the poultry farmer who raised the two birds, said he's had a lot of run training "Bread" and "Butter" for their moment in the spotlight.

The 'presidential flock' of turkeys are, per tradition, introduced at the historic Willard Intercontinental Hotel in Washington, D.C., before their ceremonial pardon, which is a tradition that dates back to the presidency of George H.

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