President Donald Trump sends Thanksgiving message to U.S. service members (video)

President Donald Trump's Thanksgiving message to US service men and women touched on controversial subjects. 

Thanksgiving is the most important Holiday in the American calendar and it is traditional for the President to address the men and women who are serving their country in the US Military service far from their homes and families.

Thanksgiving morning, November 22, 2018, President Donald Trump made the traditional call and later spoke to reporters and launched into an unconventional diatribe on sensitive political subjects. His Thanksgiving speech was posted on Twitter/ @realDonaldTrump.

"It's a terrible thing when judges take over your protective services when they tell you how to protect your border. It's a disgrace."

President Donald Trump, Twitter/ @realDonaldTrump, November 22, 2018.

THE PRESIDENT'S SPEECH ON THANKSGIVING

The President started by thanking the servicemen and women and wishing them a happy Thanksgiving on behalf of his wife, himself and his family.

After his speech, the President addressed a series of controversial issues ranging from his clashes with the judicial system to the Migrant Caravan and its supposed threat to the security of the nation.

PRESIDENT THANKED CALIFORNIA FIREFIGHTERS 

The President thanked the firefighters and first responders who had saved so many lives during the California wildfires, he further praised the spirit and generosity of people who had supported and received evacuees into their homes and were now helping to rebuild the communities devastated by the blaze.

Source: Twitter/ @realDonaldTrump.

Source: Twitter/ @realDonaldTrump.

After his speech, the President addressed a series of controversial issues ranging from his clashes with the judicial system to the Migrant Caravan and its supposed threat to the security of the nation.

PRESIDENT LASHED OUT AT 9TH CIRCUIT JUDGE

After the call, the President spoke to reporters and complained at length about the 9th Circuit which he described as a "big thorn in our side."  This reaction follows the temporary restraining order issued by a 9th Circuit judge which blocks the Trump administration from barring migrants who cross into the US illegally from seeking asylum.

Trump referred to the "large numbers of people are forming at our border," and described the migrants as "bad people." The President has ordered 6,000 troops to the US-Mexico border to help the border personnel deal with the arrival of the Migrant Caravan.

TRUMP DEFENDED SAUDI CROWN PRINCE AND IVANKA

The President went on to speak of Saudi Arabia as a "longtime strategic partner," and praised them for investing billions of dollars in the US economy. He staunchly defended Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman who is believed by the CIA to have been instrumental in the brutal murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi saying:

"I don't know if anyone's going to be able to conclude that the Crown Prince did it. (...)  Whether he did or whether he didn't, he denies it vehemently."

Another sensitive issue addressed by the President was his daughter Ivanka's use of a private e-mail account to discuss official White House business. In 2016, Trump used a similar incident against Hilary Clinton during the Presidential Elections.

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FIRST LADY MELANIA TRUMP "PARDONED" THE THANKSGIVING TURKEY AT THE WHITE HOUSE

Each Thanksgiving, 46 million turkeys are killed and cooked for American's favorite holiday spread. But every year, one lucky bird flies the coop and gets "pardoned! by the President in a traditional ceremony at the White House.

This is the second Thanksgiving at which the Trump family has presided over the traditional "pardoning" of the turkey. As always, all eyes were on the 48-year-old First Lady, known for her elegance and considered one of the best-dressed women in the world.

Melania wore a striking Dior coat with a bold geometric print in contrasting red, white and brown from the 2018 Fall collection. Under the colorful coat, Melania wore a black outfit and plain black boots. Her long blond hair was worn loose and falling onto her shoulders in waves. 

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