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Politics Donald Trump Dances Out of Thanksgiving Turkey in Bizarre Viral Video

14:05  26 november  2021
14:05  26 november  2021 Source:   newsweek.com

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Donald Trump Jr. concluded his Thanksgiving celebration by posting an edited version of the 1989 comedy National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation.

Screengrab from a video posted to Donald Trump Jr's instagram © Donald Trump Jr Screengrab from a video posted to Donald Trump Jr's instagram

In the film scene the main character, played by Chevy Chase, is about to cut open the Thanksgiving turkey while surrounded by his family.

He then proceeds to cut the Turkey before it bursts open with steam seeping out due to being overcooked.

In the edited version posted by Trump Jr, it is Joe Biden about to cut the turkey. He is also alongside his wife Jill Biden and prominent Democrats Vice President Kamala Harris, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rep. Ilhan Omar, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Rep. Adam Schiff.

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When the turkey is cut, in this version, Donald Trump arises to the sound of Village People's YMCA anthem to the frustration of the guests. A reference to Trump breaking into dance at the end of a Pennsylvania rally.

On Instagram, the video had been viewed over 620,000 times while on Twitter it has been viewed over 251,000 times.

Trump Jr. posted the video to both his Instagram and Twitter page with commenters applauding or criticizing him for the move.

One Twitter user wrote: "Junior puts together a fake video instead of helping feed the needy and homeless on Thanksgiving Day. Failure in marriage, business, and life."

Another added: "Biden serve Thanksgiving meals to service members, families at Fort Bragg on Monday. Where were you Jr?"

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And another said: "Wait, is this the part where you own the libs? Did I miss it? Darn, I was busy spending time with my family, my parents, my kids, with delicious food."

Other viewers claimed it was a great video to round off their Thanksgiving celebrations with some calling for Donald Trump to run for president again in 2024.

Another social media user added: "Jr that is one of the funniest things I have ever seen. One of the best-backhanded insults I have ever seen too.

"Literally if you know the movie, you are calling your own Dad a Dry Turkey."

An Instagram user said: "Nothing makes a day better than a great Donald Trump Jr post. God bless our Present and may he publicly be back in office for Christmas."

And another added: "Omg I love this. Trump 2024. We need Trump back."

While another person wrote: "This literally made my night did lot expect that ending."

And another wrote: "We want the Don back! Happy thanksgiving to the Trumps."

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Trump has been unclear about whether he would run for president again in 2024 but has hinted at the possibility.

Speaking with Fox News' Laura Ingraham he said: "Well, let me just put it this way. I love our country and I think a lot of people are going to be very happy."

Trump's official spokesperson Liz Harrington posted this reply on her Twitter page not long after.

Newsweek has contacted the White House and Donald Trump's office for comment.

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