President Obama Pardons Thanksgiving Turkey At White House


US President Barack Obama applauds while National Turkey Federation... News PhotoAnnual Event,Applauding,Barack Obama,Government,Horizontal,International Landmark,Politics,Thanksgiving,Thanksgiving Turkey Pardoning Ceremony,US President,USA,Washington DC,White House - Washington DCPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPUS President Barack Obama applauds while National Turkey Federation Chairman Steve Willardsen holds the turkey named Cobbler during the annual Thanksgiving turkey pardon on November 21 , 2012 at the White House in Washington, DC. Obama pardoned Cobbler and its alternate Gobbler, both raised in Rockingham County, Virginia. The turkeys will then spend the rest of the holiday season on display at George Washington's Mount Vernon estate. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)