Aired 3 months ago - Mar 28, 2018
As tensions between East and West Hanchu escalate, President Kirkman travels to Camp David to broker a peace treaty with the leaders of those countries; while back in Washington, D.C., Seth and Emily take a hard look at their relationship and decide how, and if, they will move forward as a couple.
Given the size of the delegation
Because... he's your subordinate.
- national-security filter.
The Chairman's not England's enemy.
for their participation in
these landmark negotiations.
You are right, Mr. President.
This is a dangerous moment.
But my minders will be looking for me.
Chairman Kim rattling
on about reunification.
If this blows up in our
faces, it was my call.
I'm here because my brothers are dead.
What for, sir?
incapable of meaningful
Form central here, right?
That one's for everyone.
That's not exactly how I
want the world to define me.
so East Hun Chiu can pay
you in full, with interest.
Thank you. I am grateful.
You don't seem to care which
table you're at, do you?
Well, if that's your thing,
uh, Davy Jones, keep at it.
September 27th, October
13th, and November 23rd...
is based largely on the existence
To the hilt. There's no way in.
Joon is not feeling well.
H-He's asleep in his room.
to East Hun Chiu for 30 years.
and nuclear inspections, I
believe that we can all agree
You'll make it up on the back end.
I understand the attraction
of being a professor.
No. You do.
Not as long as President Kirkman
There's only one way to find out.
This is a time-sensitive issue, Chuck.
I asked him here to reassure you
that was false.
I had to do some pretty
heavy lifting here
The ridges in the ground are consistent
Told me a story about
how you started a rumor
After two days of tense negotiations...
What about all the
other leaks, Cornelius?
I'm saying these are dangerous times,
Aired 3 months ago - Mar 21, 2018
When a blackout threatens to shut down the government and causes chaos in the streets of Washington, D.C., President Kirkman joins forces with Mayor Ellenor Darby, but the partnership doesn’t end there.
Mr. Boone, my father's
birthday is tonight.
Hey, you're not gonna have to catch
My call just dropped.
was built in 1884,
Yeah, I'm sorry.
We've got our best people
on it, Mr. President.
that can carry us to safety,
All right, tell us what you got, Chuck.
If there is a government
building with electricity
and their computers are down.
I got a bead on that stolen FBI car.
and I had to stop him.
So, business as usual?
"That is completely uncalled for."
without heat or power,
and some have taken the law
I'd consider mobilizing
the National Guard, sir.
to deploy D. C.'s National Guard...
Lou is the guy who tried to kill me,
Ray wanted payback for
his brother's death.
Slightly more plausible
than alien abduction.
Lyor, I don't want to be President.
So, Em and I... It's our
will only inflame them.
If you establish this
So when he reached out to
me, he made a good point.
I-I'm sorry. You just
said "my community."
This shelter will be providing
water, blankets, and baby food.
And as long as you
have each other's backs,
No, the African violet.
He said that I had confused
the lonic architecture
It's African violet.
They did it. They won them back.
We are all too well aware
Tickets to Bon Iver,
"Carmen," the menu for Minibar.
Aired 3 months ago - Mar 14, 2018
When a video of the president visiting prison leaks to the media, his team works to minimize the fallout. A surprise White House demonstration has deeper ties to the president than anyone first realizes.
My job is to advise, not compel.
As you were, please. Yeah, yeah.
He's like 5'10", blue eyes,
definitely dropped on his head.
And her name is Cousins?
We're a small tribe.
He ran point for me on
the Wannachobee project.
I mean, if I'd known about
this, I would not have done it.
I'll set it up.
Is it a state actor? Is it a consortium?
your resilience, Damian.
Right after you return Damian to us.
He was old. Opposition was beyond him.
the foundation's assets equally
to refugee assistance groups,
- Hey, how goes it?
No to an architect
And he's consulting
You hadn't returned my
last two phone calls.
Well, I know exactly what
you're going to write about.
We've taken what we
wanted whenever we won.
Made my dad invite him to
the White House for dinner.
If my mom's death doesn't
bring you two together,
And our mysterious hacker
wants Damian off his tail.
A sit-in's a bad idea
for an application essay.
No bugs, no hidden cameras.
The worst part is that
you're still doing it.
I think you mean before
the ship hits the iceberg.
You were handling the mail.
I appreciate your acceptance of
responsibility, Mr. President.
A 200-old treaty between
Spain and the United States...
You concealed from me the true impact
All free peoples must assert
their fundamental liberty."
to recognize the same
Chuck, let's get that
laptop back to the Bureau.
Did you tell Uncle Trey to go?
That's not what family does, right?
I'm still pretty new at this.
and unbecoming to the
holder of this office.
and accept my apology.
Aired 3 months ago - Mar 07, 2018
When a missile intended to bring water to stranded astronauts in space is hacked, President Kirkman must work with Russia and enlists the help of Dr. Andrea Frost to help save lives and find out who is behind the hack. Meanwhile, Hannah finds herself working with Damian again.
Good to hear, sir.
We have an open-and-shut case
against you for espionage...
And you know what
that would have led to.
If we abort the rescue mission now,
Sir, we simply can't get a
rescue rocket up there in time.
Someone is hunting big game,
of the same cyber attack.
The fact that he wasn't suggests
in an effort to get
to the bottom of this,
intelligence could kill him.
coordinate with your people.
is avoiding the specter
of public embarrassment.
We're talking about a
seriously dehydrated crew
to try and bring you home.
I brought a promise that I won't take
so help us diagnose
it, or you die in prison
My company manufactured
the external coolant pump.
command warning alarm to bypass,
Thank you, sir.
She misses her mom.
Do you wonder why I didn't?
So I crunched personnel data
to find a common denominator.
transfers to his account.
Let me, uh, bend Dimitri's
ear, sweet talk him.
Not atypical behavior for a child
So, what now?
One hour till we dock, Mr. President.
When Elaine died, I decided
not to run for another term.
of giving assurances
to get things done...
you will see that I have
been standing by you.
and not expect to get media backlash.
Contact and capture confirmed.
You're very welcome.
Aired 4 months ago - Feb 28, 2018
It’s been ten weeks since his wife, Alex, was killed in a car accident; and President Kirkman’s senior staff insist he seek professional help in dealing with his loss, forcing him to reluctantly see therapist Dr. Adam Louden. Meanwhile, FBI Agent
Hannah Wells and Aaron Shore travel to Cuba as part of a trade delegation, but the trip does not go according to plan. With lives in the balance, Kirkman is challenged with a decision that will test his role as commander in chief during this time of personal tragedy.
Aired 6 months ago - Dec 13, 2017
It's Christmas Day and President Kirkman is alerted to a group of religious extremists who refuse to evacuate when a forest fire threatens to engulf their cabin. Deploying Emily and Aaron to help diffuse the situation, Kirkman must act quickly to
save multiple lives at stake. Meanwhile, the First Lady finally gives her testimony to the FBI director, while what happens next changes the lives of the Kirkman family forever.
Sir, you need to evacuate now.
- A cult?
- Evidence is to the contrary.
You're the Chief of Staff.
The leverage of knowing
I won't let 20 people die
And the medical intervention
the doctors recommend,
Sir, this negotiation will take time.
You have hours, maybe minutes.
We have to meet Kendra this afternoon
before I head over to the FBI.
Religious activists could slam you
for interfering with the mother's rights.
I can confirm two things.
I can't put my finger on it.
But he's suspect.
A court decided that
in the best interests of the child,
The moment that the government releases
baby Grace into her custody,
in some bribery scandal
with Icarus Astrotech.
Not one interrogatory or document request.
it's equal to a conviction, right?
It paints a false but damning
circumstantial case of a conspiracy.
Two hours before me?
There has to be some explanation.
But that "we" doesn't include you.
You're sitting this one out.
I've been told you did groundbreaking work
Based on everything I've read,
I'd be more than happy to reinstate you.
I consider myself to be an honest man.
whether this is the most
boring conversation I've ever had.
Where I live.
As surgery progresses,
she needs more, not less.
All I'm trying to do is save Grace.
And you and I both know
we'll be back here.
- I don't know what you think I did here.
- Oh, we both know what you did.
Isaiah. It's about salvation.
- Would you like to see your daughter?
- Yes, please!
Yes, but it's not a holiday song.
Go ahead, Mrs. Kirkman.
Please finish up, Mrs. Kirkman. Quickly.
Why didn't Chuck
just give me this directly?
Hannah, if this guy is who we think he is,
he's beyond dangerous.
That I know.
I need to show you something.
It'll explain everything.
Aired 6 months ago - Dec 06, 2017
After sorting through thousands of letters all requesting something of president, the White House staff are assigned three, with Emily, Seth, Aaron, Llyor and Kendra joining forces to get answers and possibly save a life. Meanwhile, Hannah and
Damian continue to chase down leads to exonerate the first lady, but in the end, Hannah learns the truth may be closer than she thinks.
I can be very persuasive.
Every procedural maneuver, stratagem,
we'll avail ourselves of all of it.
in the district regularly
to set up tax scams.
But every word's true.
As it turned out,
just enough to appeal the sentence.
Does it make sense to you
that a lawyer, even a crooked one,
My mom died when I was six.
Frank, your father is about to be
put to death.
- That sounds like conspicuous bravery.
- I think so.
On behalf of the president,
we promise to look into this.
He put the idea of a medal in her ear.
- Emily, can I borrow you?
- Of course, sir.
- Mr. Director.
- Thanks for meeting me.
That's not my concern.
I reached out to a source in Albany,
where he's from, and it turns out,
Way too risky.
Because I'm also obsessed
with this thing called job security.
That's excellent. So, how can we help?
But they ignored me.
That's why I wrote the president a letter.
- Oh, God. Not that Eddie guy again.
- You remember him?
You spend a lot of time there?
Okay. I have to meet Agent Rennett
about the First Lady's case.
he leases through a closely held
corporation called Montserrat Alliance.
This is a divorce filing.
Your divorce filing.
I would like to meet with Mrs. Goff
and her son, here in the Oval Office.
Look at them.
So innocent. So vulnerable.
- Thank you.
This is royal jelly. A massive amount.
Sort of like a circle, but squished.
No. Thank you.
- Your roses? The ones the deer ate?
- What about them?
I checked Tracy in the system.
Your son tried to buy ketamine.
It went wrong. He killed Carl Marley.
And I would gladly die
if it would make her whole again.
And I've looked at this
every which way since it's gone down.
because Mr. Dern chose
to obstruct justice.
Look for even tangential contacts between
these people and Icarus, Lloyd.
You want me to fire Foerstel.
Aired 7 months ago - Nov 29, 2017
While on a secret mission to Afghanistan, President Kirkman meets with two infamous warlords and must determine whom he can trust to hand over territories to the United States, while Seth has a run-in with Washington D.C. police that puts his job, reputation and future in the White House on the line.
Thank you very much! Thank you!
Having said that,
Oh, come on, Mr. President.
He's a growing boy.
A taste of Philadelphia, Chef.
20 of them operate here.
we could be responsible
for our nation's next 9/11.
if we get it dismissed,
it's like it never happened.
And to try and implement
a Western democracy
Zowan Haleek... I like
that. And it is true.
Julie and I were on and off.
- was a sham one.
- An annulment.
This cycle of violence must stop.
for 800 years.
To be honest, I'm not
sure I can trust you.
Oh, then you obviously don't
know how to read a jobs report.
Seth, the President...
I repeat, Phoenix is not
rising. Air Force One, stand by.
Hey, one more thing...
I have a meeting over at Google.
Every trap that son of
a bitch has laid for me
Otherwise, you'd be
helping with my thing
the importance of following a lead.
If I draw him out, you think
you can get a fix on him?
And I know where to find him.
The only tradition he wants to continue
to make bombs that are
killing American soldiers.
because that's who he is...
I thought he might
be reaching for a gun.
A "furtive gesture" made by
a man with no criminal record
This, obviously, was a targeted bombing.
The President's daily schedule
clearly says that he's...
Let me see.
Our CIA Station Chief
overheard the attackers talking.
You are invaders.
I'm fine with the status quo.
I've dated so many normal guys...
Come on, Em. You got to let me up.
Aired 7 months ago - Nov 15, 2017
When a Turkish activist ignites protests in the U.S., Turkey's president demands his extradition while the first family unknowingly finds themselves in the center of a battle that could threaten Leo's future.
I can't believe
I'm actually in the Oval Office.
The subpoena that Director Foerstel
issued to you was quashed.
You focus on what happened
30 years ago,
And a strategic alliance that is
centered around forward Air Force bases,
So then you continue to provide
the terrorist safe harbor.
Actually, sir, there's been
an issue with the Secretary.
not even in the slightest. Understood?
so they'd have a hard time
making out assault.
Is disappearing like that usual?
What if it was something
that was technically non-medical,
The victim hired Bella Conroy.
- You're right. Make it disappear.
- Yes, sir.
The mutual defense and security
this committee is supposed to address!
We've already received the paperwork.
My country was predicated
on the idea that one man matters.
- No comment.
- Good, I have it right.
Gimble's gonna publish
with or without our cooperation.
my mentor is a potential murder suspect,
How long had you and Ms. Thorn
Please tell the President for me
But again, only in the context of
the FBI inquiry into my mother-in-law.
He has an excellent staff,
and I don't micro-manage him.
Mr. President, do you understand
why the contract
Have there been any irregularly
large deposits in your accounts
I took a pledge to serve
the American people, not myself,
And the pursuit of democracy
is the worthiest of causes.
I want to do a press conference
That'll be my leverage.
Moss has been cleared
as a suspect,
16-hour days, year after year.
Hell, by the time I'm finished, you'll be
begging me not to extradite him.
and not as the President
of the United States,
I didn't understand
just how much I cared about her.
Your office will be waiting.
Aired 7 months ago - Nov 01, 2017
When a U.S. Navy ship containing secret surveillance becomes stranded in enemy waters, President Kirkman must negotiate the crew and ship’s release. If captured, the technology on board would create a massive threat to national security. Meanwhile. Chief of Staff Emily Rhodes reconnects with someone from her childhood.
My lack of sleep is profound.
We've looked into Catherine Cray.
Talk about what?
if a Kunami warship were stranded
that is desperate to
prove its own legitimacy
You really are a navy buff, sir.
Mr. President, Kendra
Daynes needs to see you.
- if you give me some latitude.
- What do you need?
and the world is, you know, on fire.
And you run home from school
A motion to unfreeze my client's assets.
that it can't solve
a high-profile murder.
Please, do as they say!
Ambassador Darzi: The U.S.S. Verona,
the Verona's geo-locations
with the weather,
That's gonna be difficult, sir.
Sir, there's an optics difference
Oh, I was giving him a
tour, and I got waylaid.
Malaysia's out of the question.
The subpoena was quashed.
every word gets parsed.
- The Navy motto.
- Yes, sir.
We didn't create a monsoon out at sea.
at roughly 15 knots.
like the Verona's.
if we could predict
how Kunami will respond.
You're not going to
sign the declaration?
and give me a bottle of Cab.
Thank you. Thank you.
Chuck, can you run a
turned it into a Briefing Room.
Captain, this isn't the time to argue.
We will handle this.
And when we find that phone,
He got sloppy.
hot sauce, cold sauce, lukewarm sauce.
internalize it, and remember it.
Aired 8 months ago - Oct 25, 2017
Kirkman tries to win back the people's trust after a senator misrepresents a private conversation. MI-6 agent Damian Rennett joins FBI agent Hannah Wells to solve an international murder.
No. That can't happen.
Not when the Kirkman agenda
She really is going after
illegal arms dealers.
Your delegate has nothing
to worry about.
she's the best lawyer I know.
And I share your desire,
which is why I've met with all of you
If you do the Halloween thing again,
I'll murder you with an axe.
that the American people are suckers."
- How did I misconstrue it?
- You understand misconstruction, Natalie.
If the President says he didn't say
something, it was never said.
Aaron says he'll have an update
on the Thorn investigation shortly.
Is there anyone in particular
she crossed swords with?
I am eating lunch
with my husband.
Well, here's the thing. We're not
D.C. Metro and we're not State.
- We wish we could reach back.
- Why can't you?
And I just haven't seen
enough evidence from you
- that what one says remains private.
- I'm sorry if I violated that expectation.
Well, who would have thought it?
No, no, sir. It's much more than that.
This thing, it's made you radioactive.
One a source tells me was
issued to the White House
Is it enough circumstantial
evidence for a warrant?
And I hope you will join me in making
a better future for our children.
I like my fights
where I can see them.
As soon as ballistics is back,
I'll let you know.
I need to take my argument to the people.
Show them that I'm fighting their fight.
Uh, Cindy, make sure there's a chair
for Mrs. Kirkman in the gallery.
How is the mere issuance of a subpoena
a malicious prosecution?
Ma'am, I was asked to do a job. And
I will do it to the best of my ability.
Oh, she was talking to me
about tuition reform.
It's sitting right on that coffee table.
- There's probable cause...
- I'd like to hear Ms. Daynes out.
they pick up the first down.
I think I can track Damian down.
that you called
the American people suckers.
regardless of what today
might be saying.
I'm calling our pollsters.
but my marriage
is hanging on by a thread.
Mr. President, Alice Roland is here.
Aired 8 months ago - Oct 18, 2017
Tensions rise between America and Mexico when a Mexican citizen is shot during a border dispute. Kirkman and his staff must work quickly to resolve the situation and create a new trade deal.
Hell no, Mexico! Your
lousy junk has got to go!
An autopsy has been ordered.
raise your children,
but treating us justly?
You want symbolism?
the truckers have a self-defense claim.
for the parties to
get back to the table.
But it was an American
who fired the fatal shot.
The new electric car?
Even if she took a bribe?
whether she committed a crime.
why don't we jump in?
Ms. Rhodes. Maya Dunning, OMB.
You had me poring through documents,
- She got coffee.
- I understand that, but...
Sorry to trouble you, Mrs. Kirkman.
the result of an accident.
Yeah, I know what it's like
to be stuck in the middle.
Well, this is not ideal,
isn't going to open
doors for you, ma'am.
He can't put his personal
prestige on the line
She's a legal U.S. resident from Mexico.
I know what it is.
To save your father's life.
Mom, you committed a federal crime.
but the most important is the human one.
Mike, would you please escort
Mrs. Menez to the ladies room?
we survived a major
conspiracy, and I was shot.
And you hired José Menez
just over three weeks ago?
He did a patriotic act.
But instead, you assumed the worst.
I've been a little
busy, Nadia, all right?
But if everybody is so afraid of losing,
How is it you're treating me to dinner,
It'd be a huge market
for your electric cars.
make sure everybody can swim.
But your behavior here was reckless,
Let's discuss this further over dinner.
Aired 8 months ago - Oct 11, 2017
President Kirkman is faced with a viral pandemic. Agent Wells and MI6 Agent Damian Rennett discover evidence that could change the lives of members of the first family forever.
As soon as word leaks out,
panic's gonna spread like wildfire.
with an infectious-disease
specialist at the CDC.
Look, Emmitt Akin was
the Mayor of Chattanooga.
- There you go.
- He doesn't want it touched, either!
Whatever he did,
he always had a method.
It's a medical record from 1987
Have we made any progress?
we need to widen the quarantine
to neighboring counties.
Like a... like a crested eagle
or a panther?
So... people of color are dying
in one part of the country
We... we have hours. People are dying.
Carlton, I'm asking you to trust me.
- to South Carroll Parish.
I don't want to drag her into this
if I'm following a Lloyd fabrication.
but I-I do remember he was
far down on the recipient list,
Pharmacies whose clientele
are willing to pay 2 grand a dose.
essential to the national defense - like
drug manufacturers - to sign agreements
Mr. Mackie, you will relinquish 10,000
doses to the federal government now.
- I'm texting you guys the address.
The proposal on the table
is a compromise solution.
But you are young, white,
and living in America.
and I send you down there
behind enemy lines.
Crap security, and no one on site.
'Cause right now I got you
on B&E and torching the place.
we have a total of 74 fatalities
attributed to the virus.
I don't think we can contain this
with acronyms, Emily.
10,000 doses is simply not
a cost-effective production,
It's a fight-or-flight response.
Lyor, can I borrow you for a minute?
I don't disagree with you,
I unified them by giving them
a common figure to hate.
that you were holding in reserve.
upon billions of dollars profit every
year on the backs of the American people
And I want to help them.
But I don't run a charity.
A principle for which
so many have fought and died.
This is what it means to be
an American - a great American.
Yeah, well, I don't think much
of not finishing a job.
named after the president,
whose defining characteristic, by the way,
Look, there's a difference between
correlation and coincidence.
Aired 8 months ago - Oct 04, 2017
Agent Wells finally closes in on Patrick Lloyd, but when the president decides to take action during the White House Correspondents Dinner, members of the Homeland Security Council threaten to derail their plans.
I am the arbiter of funny.
We believe that would
hinder our investigation.
Why would he?
to reverse a base closure in his state.
Come on, you've been living
in Paris the last year.
Sir, do you want to tell
her how we should go?
So, how's this work?
They pulled the S.U.V. over,
It sounded like the place
was being torn apart.
He's coming after my family?
Comments which underscore the mockery
Tell me what you know about the bunker.
that the most powerful
country in the world
Meanwhile, you... You crack wise.
Damian, you've been tracking Lloyd
I can't authorize it
And there's his escape hatch.
- Sure, no. Hit me.
- All right.
It's only the first thousand pages.
with no stated allegiance
to any foreign power.
with a demonstrated proclivity for...
Which you and I both know
he was duty-bound to do.
with a narcissistic
personality disorder, right?
He thinks we took his father away.
I suggest we consider rewriting it.
I'm a father, too.
All these corridors
branch off the main one
Just like we did when
he took out the Capitol.
Your client's the one who said
the clock was ticking, counselor.
Five, four, three...
the country deserves its moment.
that Patrick Lloyd has been neutralized,
That would be...
Aired 9 months ago - Sep 27, 2017
Now, one year into office, Kirkman is a Commander-in-Chief determined to rebuild the Capitol and capture the terrorists behind the catastrophic attack on the United States. When Ukrainian nationalists hijack a Russian Air flight, the president is faced with a hostage situation in which his diplomatic skills are put to the test.
You're good on paper,
Appearance is reality,
and the reality here
But not the White House water 'cause...
No, I got to go home.
Why are you British all of a sudden?
Let me know as soon as
they've got an assessment.
because Russia will use this
as an excuse to attack Ukraine.
Russia does not
negotiate with terrorists.
This hijacking is an
attack on a Russian entity,
You guys are in a terminal tailspin,
Now, DHS is monitoring the situation,
- I can come back.
- Oh, that won't be necessary.
Then you got into
Stanford's doctoral program,
And I broke a promise to my best friend,
Thank you, Mike.
You think I should
talk to Seth about that?
A source tells me that, in Amsterdam,
If he doesn't want to cooperate,
It's like both sides want
the situation to deteriorate.
to hijack a Russian jet?
So you don't drink goji kombucha.
It's a little combative.
Oh, my God.
Shouldn't be long now.
You gonna be okay here?
Don't bother sitting down.
You won't be here long enough.
So we should all proceed with caution.
and when your bosses start calling,
He's got about a dozen tickets
here... all for this morning...
Write about that.
T-then you know I'm not
someone you can honor.
I think so.
and you want that embrace to be public.
Mr. President, you're
needed in command ops.
I had a friend on that plane...