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Season 1  "Backfire"  1x13

Aired 6 months ago - Mar 22, 2017

An investigative journalist shocks the White House when he reveals classified information during a press briefing and leaves Seth struggling to contain the damage from the leaked story. Hannah unearths a key connection between MacLeish and the conspiracy.

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MacLeish, Beth.
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But unfortunately, I have a more somber and serious obligation.
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I would like to say, I know the American people
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He was such an amazing boy, Jason.
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Well, CEOs are arriving as we speak
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but until I find a reason to make a change,
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You have a question?
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I'll have to get back to you on that.
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You told him about MacLeish taking out the shooter
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That'll only add fuel to the fire.
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Absolutely not. I'm asking you to get some rest.
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before he can address the nation, right?
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Make our friends in the media remember every correction,
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Curtis is the go-to guy for all matters Senate,
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How? What did he do?
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Slow down. Slow down.
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is the only thing holding me together.
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Don't make a sound!
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And they started picking off the unit,
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So, MacLeish saved his life.
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I don't work for a white-shoe law firm,
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To have his men sent in to slaughter,
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But let me stop you right there.
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Thank you.
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we only have to be lucky once.
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I'm an embarrassment to the entire Bureau.
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Mr. Wright.
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You know that I can't, uh... control what the press pushes out.
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So... adieu, Mr. Wright.
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What do you say, Kimble?
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Still, Kirkman's smart, and he's learning on the job.
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Okay.
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Call me as soon as you get there.
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Without truth, there can be no trust.
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Nonetheless, I respected Peter MacLeish's
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