President Barack Obama and his daughters Sasha and Malia pardon the 2012 National Thanksgiving Turkey Cobbler during a Rose Garden event at the White House on Wednesday (November 21) in Washington, D.C.
The Turkey Cobbler and its companion Gobbler will spend the rest of their lives at George Washington‘s Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens in Virginia.
“They say life is full of second chances, and this November I couldn’t agree more with that sentiment,” the President said. “The American people have spoken, and these birds are moving forward!”
Barack Obama hits the stage with his family to deliver his victory speech for the 2012 Presidential Election at his celebration held at McCormick Place on early Wednesday morning (November 7) in Chicago, Ill.
The 51-year-old President of the United States walked out on stage with his wife Michelle Obama and their daughters Malia and Sasha to the tune of Stevie Wonder‘s “Sign, Sealed, Delivered” playing to a roaring crowd.
Former President Bill Clinton waves to the crowd as he speaks on stage during day two of the 2012 Democratic National Convention on Wednesday (September 5) at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, N.C.
“I want to nominate a man cool on the outside but burning for America on the inside. A man who believes we can build a new American Dream economy driven by innovation and creativity, education and cooperation. A man who had the good sense to marry Michelle Obama,” Bill said during his speech. “I want Barack Obama to be the next President of the United States and I proudly nominate him as the standard bearer of the Democratic Party.”
Also pictured inside: Barack leaving the White House that afternoon to make a surprise appearance at the convention ahead of his speech tomorrow night and a picture of him and his girls Malia and Sasha watching Michelle speak the night before.
Bill Clinton’s Speech at Democratic National Convention
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The 48-year-old First Lady of the United States, who wore a Wes Gordon jacket, took to the stage during the show to present the Big Help award to Taylor Swift.
Earlier in the day, Michelle joined the crew aboard the newly commissioned United States Coast Guard Cutter Stratton. The ship was named after Dorothy Stratton, the first woman accepted for service in the women’s reserve of the Coast Guard back in 1942, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.
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President Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and their two daughter, Malia and Sasha, posed for photographer Pete Souza in the Oval Office on Sunday (December 11) after the family returned to the White House from church.
Michelle and the girls will be jetting to Hawaii this Friday for a 17-day vacation. President Obama will join them after the standoff over a spending bill and payroll tax cut proposal is resolved, the Washington Post reports.