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Season 2  "Day 2: 4:00 A.M.-5:00 A.M."  2x21

Aired 19 years ago - Apr 29, 2003

Palmer's cabinet invokes the 25th Amendment in an attempt to remove him from power. They place him on trial for his extreme actions during the nuclear bomb threat. Jack and Michelle work against the clock to prove that the evidence against the Middle East is false.

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What's going on, Mike?
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With all due respect, sir, most of us here are scrambling
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The Attorney General agrees with this interpretation.
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Yes. Mr Bauer believes that the Cyprus audio is a forgery.
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Mr President, one way or another, there will be a vote.
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I know you're not in the same room with me.
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Mr President, the vice president has raised serious questions
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you tender your resignation as the vice president of this country.
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It doesn't make sense. Why would the president reverse his orders twice?
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He's the only reason we still got this chip. I'm trying to read it now.
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in Washington that we're not supposed to know about.
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I kept asking questions. Next thing I know, I was called in to talk to the president.
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Nothing was out of control. I might add, I had legal precedent for my action.
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Part of the microprocessor is gone and the leads connected to it.
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I just miss you, Dad. I miss you so much.
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When all's said and done... you were on Prescott's side.
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And why were you tortured?
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was reluctant to even contemplate the use of military action.
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- It's been damaged. - Damaged?
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I'm not proud of it, but I dare say I did what most of you would've done - I cracked.
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Mr Stanton had a lot more to say than what you just saw.
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Make no mistake. If we unleash our military power on nations that later prove innocent,
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I think it's incumbent upon us to wait.
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So... Bauer wasted our time.
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Everything that's happened today, everything that's still happening...
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If there were, they were destroyed.
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I got it. I'll get back to you.
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Jack Bauer and Ryan Chappelle are on the line.
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and to control the oil coming out of the Middle East.
Recap of 24 Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 42
Meanwhile, the window for a surprise attack is rapidly closing.
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Members of the cabinet, you've been presented with the evidence.
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As soon as I get Hewitt, I'll get back to you.
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Mr Secretary of the Interior.
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But we are talking about tens of thousands of American lives.
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You will have an opportunity to appeal this in four days in front of Congress.
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With all due respect, sir, most of us here are scrambling
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The Attorney General agrees with this interpretation.
#5
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Yes. Mr Bauer believes that the Cyprus audio is a forgery.
#6
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Mr President, one way or another, there will be a vote.
#7
Recap of 24 Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 8
I know you're not in the same room with me.
#8
Recap of 24 Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 9
Mr President, the vice president has raised serious questions
#9
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you tender your resignation as the vice president of this country.
#10
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It doesn't make sense. Why would the president reverse his orders twice?
#12
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He's the only reason we still got this chip. I'm trying to read it now.
#13
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in Washington that we're not supposed to know about.
#14
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I kept asking questions. Next thing I know, I was called in to talk to the president.
#15
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Nothing was out of control. I might add, I had legal precedent for my action.
#17
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Part of the microprocessor is gone and the leads connected to it.
#18
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I just miss you, Dad. I miss you so much.
#20
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When all's said and done... you were on Prescott's side.
#22
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And why were you tortured?
#24
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was reluctant to even contemplate the use of military action.
#25
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- It's been damaged. - Damaged?
#27
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I'm not proud of it, but I dare say I did what most of you would've done - I cracked.
#29
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Mr Stanton had a lot more to say than what you just saw.
#30
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Make no mistake. If we unleash our military power on nations that later prove innocent,
#32
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I think it's incumbent upon us to wait.
#33
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So... Bauer wasted our time.
#34
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Everything that's happened today, everything that's still happening...
#35
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If there were, they were destroyed.
#37
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I got it. I'll get back to you.
#38
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Jack Bauer and Ryan Chappelle are on the line.
#40
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and to control the oil coming out of the Middle East.
#41
Recap of 24 Season 2 Episode 21 (S02E21) - 42
Meanwhile, the window for a surprise attack is rapidly closing.
#42
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Members of the cabinet, you've been presented with the evidence.
#43
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As soon as I get Hewitt, I'll get back to you.
#45
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Mr Secretary of the Interior.
#46
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But we are talking about tens of thousands of American lives.
#47
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You will have an opportunity to appeal this in four days in front of Congress.
#48
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