SOT, Person holding turkey (English): «36 pounds.» SOT, Donald Trump, President of the United States of America (English): «36 pounds. It's a big bird. Am I allowed to touch? Wow. I feel so good about myself. Are you ready, Drumstick? Ok. Drumstick, you are hereby pardoned.» Speaking from Washington DC, US President Donald Trump joined his predecessors in what has now become tradition for the... Еще White House: pardoning the Thanksgiving turkey, Tuesday. A turkey named Drumstick had the honour of being pardoned by the US President. «I am pleased to report that unlike millions of other turkeys at this time of the year, Drumstick has a very, very bright future ahead of him.» Referring to President Obama's last pardons he said, «I have been very active in overturning a number of executive actions by my predecessor. However, I have been informed by the White House Council's office that Tater and Tot's pardons cannot under any circumstances be revoked.» Trump was joined by first lady Melania Trump and his son Barron.