For the second consecutive day, the broadcast networks broke into regular programming to cover a statement by President Obama. At 12:45 PM ET, Obama announced that the U.S. would withdraw all of its combat troops from Iraq by the end of this year. Yesterday Obama briefly spoke about the death of dictator Moammar Gadhafi.
Once again, all the cablers covered it live. CNN reported the news at 12:16 PM ET, followed by 12:21 for Fox News and 12:28 for MSNBC.
- Jake Tapper Presents Second Special Ahead of Medal of Honor Ceremony
- Anchors Reflect On 10 Years Of War In Iraq
- Jon Stewart on Petraeus Conspiracy Theories and Being 'the Worst Journalist in the World'
- Lester Holt Reporting From Afghanistan