At 8:43am this morning the presidents of the U.S and France and the Prime Minister of Great Britain appeared to make a statement about Iran revealing a second uranium enrichment site. Pres. Obama, French President Sarkozy and British Prime Minister Brown are accusing Iran of concealing the plant.
NBC News broke in to the Today show for a special report at 8:37 with Matt Lauer and Meredith Vieira anchoring. Correspondent Savannah Guthrie reported from Pittsburgh, where the leaders are meeting for the G-20 and from Washington, chief foreign affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell contributed.
ABC seemed least prepared with Robin Roberts mentioning the leaders were about to speak, tossing to Chris Cuomo for a segment on hamburgers, only to be interrupted as Obama approached the mic. “And still talking about Pres. Obama. We’re not going to talk about what he likes to eat. We’re going to go to that right now. Here comes the president…”
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