S1 E20
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Season 1  "Bombshell"  1x20

Aired 4 years ago - May 10, 2017

President Kirkman’s first international summit is derailed when journalist Abe Leonard publishes an explosive article. Hannah Wells uncovers the conspiracy’s next target.

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Ah, don't sell yourself short.
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No. I got every agency in the country looking.
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Oh, oh. Emily Rhodes, meet my cousin, Nadia Espinosa.
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What about you? Are you gonna follow Hookstraten?
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the French want us to bring up the initiative first,
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I can work with that.
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Mayday, mayday. This is FBI Agent Hannah Wells. Mayday.
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something that the Russian president
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is insanely expensive.
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France looks forward to your proposal.
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whoever's been covering their tracks
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No pressure, huh?
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Deflecting this now is only gonna raise suspicion.
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You realize this story puts your credibility at risk.
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You didn't think you could trust me?
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But right now I need your counsel.
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Well, it's the only hand I was given.
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in today's New York Standard has raised serious questions
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As I said, the president stands
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Which is why he is looking into the allegations, okay?
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- Do you have her or not? - We don't.
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Then, in the spirit of mutual understanding,
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We have learned from our mistakes in Iraq.
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No, my point is...
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until the president can say more and does.
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The trace has been planted.
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Oh.
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it buys good will, for you and the paper...
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Fernandez? Agent Foerstel.
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If you're good with it, I'll get it out to the pool.
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Excuse me. This might be important.
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I've been better.
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Someone else blew up the Capitol,
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Don't lose faith in me.
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Do I have to answer that?
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I did not agree with it, but, yes, I understand.
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of our control systems being hacked.
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Because I believe wherever France goes, NATO will follow.
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Wait, wait, wait, wait, wait. Actually take a right.
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But damn if I don't see something special in you,
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No. I got every agency in the country looking.
#2
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Oh, oh. Emily Rhodes, meet my cousin, Nadia Espinosa.
#3
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What about you? Are you gonna follow Hookstraten?
#4
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the French want us to bring up the initiative first,
#6
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I can work with that.
#7
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Mayday, mayday. This is FBI Agent Hannah Wells. Mayday.
#8
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something that the Russian president
#10
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is insanely expensive.
#11
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France looks forward to your proposal.
#12
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whoever's been covering their tracks
#13
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No pressure, huh?
#14
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Deflecting this now is only gonna raise suspicion.
#16
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You realize this story puts your credibility at risk.
#17
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You didn't think you could trust me?
#18
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But right now I need your counsel.
#19
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Well, it's the only hand I was given.
#20
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in today's New York Standard has raised serious questions
#21
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As I said, the president stands
#23
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Which is why he is looking into the allegations, okay?
#24
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- Do you have her or not? - We don't.
#25
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Then, in the spirit of mutual understanding,
#28
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We have learned from our mistakes in Iraq.
#29
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No, my point is...
#30
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until the president can say more and does.
#31
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The trace has been planted.
#32
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Oh.
#33
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it buys good will, for you and the paper...
#34
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Fernandez? Agent Foerstel.
#36
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If you're good with it, I'll get it out to the pool.
#37
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Excuse me. This might be important.
#38
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I've been better.
#39
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Someone else blew up the Capitol,
#40
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Don't lose faith in me.
#41
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Do I have to answer that?
#42
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I did not agree with it, but, yes, I understand.
#43
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of our control systems being hacked.
#44
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Because I believe wherever France goes, NATO will follow.
#45
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Wait, wait, wait, wait, wait. Actually take a right.
#47
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But damn if I don't see something special in you,
#49
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