The announcement was met with almost radio silence from Republican candidates on social media
Turkeys presented to presidents haven't always been so lucky.
Hillary Clinton's Twitter account picks up on the trend of Democrats who have given up with the Republican debates.
In his first week as speaker of the House, Ryan has bolstered his communications team and taken to Twitter.
The 40-year-old sketch-comedy show has a long history of everything from political impersonations to presidential guest appearance.