Biden family thanks military servicemembers on Thanksgiving

"You’re the best of America."

Updated: November 24, 2022 - 7:53pm

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President Joe Biden on Thanksgiving thanked the members of the United States Armed Forces for their service to the nation.

In an afternoon tweet, Biden recounted spending some of the day with American servicemembers and said that "[they] gave up your seat at the Thanksgiving table to defend us – and we owe [them] a debt of gratitude." 

"You’re the best of America," he continued.

Biden and first lady Jill called into the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade earlier Thursday, The Hill noted, during which they expressed appreciation for the nation's law enforcement and emergency personnel.

"Thanks to the firefighters, the police officers, first responders — they never take a break," Biden said. "And God bless our troops, for sure," the first lady added.

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