Networks Again Hail Iran Framework; ‘Legacy Defining Moment Now Within Reach’ for Obama


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<p>The favorable coverage of the agreed framework for future talks over Iran&rsquo;s nuclear program continued on Friday morning as the network newscasts hailed the<strong> &ldquo;legacy defining moment now within reach&rdquo; </strong>for President Obama and compared Iranian <strong>&ldquo;hardliners&rdquo; </strong>to deal skeptics in the U.S. and Israel.</p>

<p><em>Today</em> co-host Savannah Guthrie began the program&rsquo;s coverage by hailing the<strong> &ldquo;landmark deal&rdquo;</strong> while NBC News national correspondent Peter Alexander fretted that <strong>&ldquo;Republicans and the Israeli prime minister&rdquo;</strong> are <strong>&ldquo;clearly not on board&rdquo;</strong> as <strong>&ldquo;a legacy-defining moment&rdquo;</strong> appeared <strong>&ldquo;now within reach&rdquo; </strong>for the President.&nbsp;</p>

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