In President Biden's first turkey pardon, he spared two turkeys from the Thanksgiving dinner table. The turkeys' names — Peanut Butter and Jelly — were from a list submitted by schoolchildren.
The practice doesn't go back as far as you might think and has been sustained by a special interest group — the turkey lobby.
President Reagan's pivot away from a reporter's question about possibly pardoning those involved with the 1980s arms-sales scandal is a key moment in the history of the event taking place Tuesday.
The president pardoned Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, has teased that he could pardon others and this week, the week of Thanksgiving, he will again.
Here is the president's "corny-copia of dad jokes" (his words) in his final turkey-pardoning of his presidency.