Bidens communicate with army members on Thanksgiving: 'You're the very best of America'

President Biden and first woman Jill Biden spoke with members of the U.S. Armed Forces on Thursday afternoon, thanking them for his or her service on the Thanksgiving vacation.

“You gave up your seat on the Thanksgiving desk to defend us – and we owe you a debt of gratitude,” Biden mentioned in a tweet. “You’re the very best of America.”

The Bidens talked about their plans to talk with service members earlier within the day, once they known as into the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

“Because of the firefighters, the cops, first responders — they by no means take a break,” President Biden advised NBC’s Dylan Dreyer in the course of the parade. “And God bless our troops, for certain,” the primary woman added.

“We’re going to be speaking with a few of our troops later right this moment, each right here and overseas … God bless our troops, for actual,” the president mentioned.

President Biden and Jill Biden additionally paid a go to to an area fireplace division in Nantucket, Mass., the place the primary couple is spending the Thanksgiving vacation.