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President Biden declared “America is again” in a telephone name Thursday to “Right now” present co-host Al Roker throughout the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Roker, broadcasting stay from the parade, requested the president, “What’s your message to the American people on at the present time?”
Biden responded, “My message is after two years, you’re again, America’s again, there’s nothing we’re unable to beat, Al. And also you’re one of many causes for that. You’re at all times up and transferring.”
The enduring parade returned to its pre-pandemic type on Thursday after being modified final yr and nixing the viewers.
“Thanks a lot,” Roker instructed the president. “Santa is coming.”
“I am ready for Santa,” Biden replied.
The Bidens are spending their Thanksgiving vacation at a personal fairness billionaire’s compound in Nantucket, Massachusetts, prompting Republicans to slam him as out of touch this week as inflation soars to a three-decade excessive.
This yr’s basic Thanksgiving feast has jumped greater than 14% from final yr’s common, based on the American Farm Bureau Federation’s annual Thanksgiving dinner cost survey. That is largely as a result of the price of a turkey is up almost 24% from final yr. The price of hen breasts, in the meantime, has jumped 26% over the previous yr, based on Labor Division knowledge.
The trade has largely blamed the value spike on provide chain disruptions and excessive demand for meals, notably meat.
That, along with the very best fuel costs the U.S. has seen in seven years, is making this yr the costliest Thanksgiving within the nation’s historical past.
Fox Information’ Megan Henney contributed to this report.