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Aired 6 days ago - Dec 06, 2017

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I can be very persuasive.
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Every procedural maneuver, stratagem, we'll avail ourselves of all of it.
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in the district regularly to set up tax scams.
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But every word's true. I'm innocent.
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As it turned out, just enough to appeal the sentence.
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Does it make sense to you that a lawyer, even a crooked one,
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My mom died when I was six.
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Frank, your father is about to be put to death.
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- That sounds like conspicuous bravery. - I think so.
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On behalf of the president, we promise to look into this.
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He put the idea of a medal in her ear.
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- Emily, can I borrow you? - Of course, sir.
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- Mr. Director. - Thanks for meeting me.
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That's not my concern.
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I reached out to a source in Albany, where he's from, and it turns out,
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Way too risky.
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Because I'm also obsessed with this thing called job security.
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That's excellent. So, how can we help?
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But they ignored me. That's why I wrote the president a letter.
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- Oh, God. Not that Eddie guy again. - You remember him?
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Winter Haven? You spend a lot of time there?
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Okay. I have to meet Agent Rennett about the First Lady's case.
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he leases through a closely held corporation called Montserrat Alliance.
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This is a divorce filing. Your divorce filing.
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I would like to meet with Mrs. Goff and her son, here in the Oval Office.
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Look at them. So innocent. So vulnerable.
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- Thank you. - Thanks.
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This is royal jelly. A massive amount.
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Sort of like a circle, but squished.
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No. Thank you.
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- Your roses? The ones the deer ate? - What about them?
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I checked Tracy in the system.
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Your son tried to buy ketamine. It went wrong. He killed Carl Marley.
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And I would gladly die if it would make her whole again.
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Yeah.
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And I've looked at this every which way since it's gone down.
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because Mr. Dern chose to obstruct justice.
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Look for even tangential contacts between these people and Icarus, Lloyd.
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You want me to fire Foerstel.
Aired 13 days 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.

Aired a month ago - Nov 15, 2017

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I can't believe I'm actually in the Oval Office.
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The subpoena that Director Foerstel issued to you was quashed.
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You focus on what happened 30 years ago,
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And a strategic alliance that is centered around forward Air Force bases,
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So then you continue to provide the terrorist safe harbor.
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Actually, sir, there's been an issue with the Secretary.
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not even in the slightest. Understood?
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so they'd have a hard time making out assault.
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Is disappearing like that usual?
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What if it was something that was technically non-medical,
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The victim hired Bella Conroy.
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- You're right. Make it disappear. - Yes, sir.
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The mutual defense and security this committee is supposed to address!
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We've already received the paperwork.
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My country was predicated on the idea that one man matters.
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- No comment. - Good, I have it right.
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Gimble's gonna publish with or without our cooperation.
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my mentor is a potential murder suspect,
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How long had you and Ms. Thorn been involved?
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Please tell the President for me
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But again, only in the context of the FBI inquiry into my mother-in-law.
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He has an excellent staff, and I don't micro-manage him.
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Mr. President, do you understand why the contract
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Have there been any irregularly large deposits in your accounts
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I took a pledge to serve the American people, not myself,
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And the pursuit of democracy is the worthiest of causes.
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I want to do a press conference
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That'll be my leverage.
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Moss has been cleared as a suspect,
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16-hour days, year after year.
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Hell, by the time I'm finished, you'll be begging me not to extradite him.
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and not as the President of the United States,
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I didn't understand just how much I cared about her.
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Your office will be waiting.
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Aired a month 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.

Aired 2 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.

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No. That can't happen. Not when the Kirkman agenda
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She really is going after illegal arms dealers.
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Your delegate has nothing to worry about.
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she's the best lawyer I know.
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And I share your desire, which is why I've met with all of you
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If you do the Halloween thing again, I'll murder you with an axe.
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that the American people are suckers."
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- How did I misconstrue it? - You understand misconstruction, Natalie.
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If the President says he didn't say something, it was never said.
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Aaron says he'll have an update on the Thorn investigation shortly.
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Is there anyone in particular she crossed swords with?
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I am eating lunch with my husband.
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Well, here's the thing. We're not D.C. Metro and we're not State.
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- We wish we could reach back. - Why can't you?
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And I just haven't seen enough evidence from you
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- that what one says remains private. - I'm sorry if I violated that expectation.
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Well, who would have thought it?
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No, no, sir. It's much more than that. This thing, it's made you radioactive.
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One a source tells me was issued to the White House
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Is it enough circumstantial evidence for a warrant?
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And I hope you will join me in making a better future for our children.
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I like my fights where I can see them.
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As soon as ballistics is back, I'll let you know.
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I need to take my argument to the people. Show them that I'm fighting their fight.
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Uh, Cindy, make sure there's a chair for Mrs. Kirkman in the gallery.
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How is the mere issuance of a subpoena a malicious prosecution?
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Ma'am, I was asked to do a job. And I will do it to the best of my ability.
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Oh, she was talking to me about tuition reform.
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It's sitting right on that coffee table.
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- There's probable cause... - I'd like to hear Ms. Daynes out.
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Quick out, they pick up the first down.
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I think I can track Damian down. Yeah.
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that you called the American people suckers.
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regardless of what today might be saying.
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I'm calling our pollsters.
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I'm listening.
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but my marriage is hanging on by a thread.
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Mr. President, Alice Roland is here.
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Aired 2 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.

Aired 2 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.

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As soon as word leaks out, panic's gonna spread like wildfire.
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with an infectious-disease specialist at the CDC.
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Intimidating?
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Look, Emmitt Akin was the Mayor of Chattanooga.
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- There you go. - He doesn't want it touched, either!
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Whatever he did, he always had a method.
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It's a medical record from 1987
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Have we made any progress?
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we need to widen the quarantine to neighboring counties.
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Like a... like a crested eagle or a panther?
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So... people of color are dying in one part of the country
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We... we have hours. People are dying. Carlton, I'm asking you to trust me.
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- to South Carroll Parish. - Okay.
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I don't want to drag her into this if I'm following a Lloyd fabrication.
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but I-I do remember he was far down on the recipient list,
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Pharmacies whose clientele are willing to pay 2 grand a dose.
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essential to the national defense - like drug manufacturers - to sign agreements
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Mr. Mackie, you will relinquish 10,000 doses to the federal government now.
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- I'm texting you guys the address. - Nice.
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The proposal on the table is a compromise solution.
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But you are young, white, and living in America.
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and I send you down there behind enemy lines.
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Crap security, and no one on site.
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'Cause right now I got you on B&E and torching the place.
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we have a total of 74 fatalities attributed to the virus.
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I don't think we can contain this with acronyms, Emily.
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10,000 doses is simply not a cost-effective production,
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It's a fight-or-flight response.
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Lyor, can I borrow you for a minute?
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I don't disagree with you, but sometimes,
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I unified them by giving them a common figure to hate.
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that you were holding in reserve.
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upon billions of dollars profit every year on the backs of the American people
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And I want to help them. But I don't run a charity.
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A principle for which so many have fought and died.
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This is what it means to be an American - a great American.
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Yeah, well, I don't think much of not finishing a job.
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named after the president, whose defining characteristic, by the way,
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Just beautiful.
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Look, there's a difference between correlation and coincidence.
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You coming?
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Aired 2 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.

Aired 3 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.