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Season 5  "Family Separation: Part 1"  5x10

Aired 8 months ago - Dec 23, 2018

Elizabeth goes head to head with a U.S. governor over the state's new policy of separating unauthorized immigrants from their children. Also, she and Henry plan to renew their wedding vows.

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Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 1
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- One... - Tango is not math.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 3
Well... Why do you do these things?
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 4
Well, the day we picked actually has a lot of significance.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 5
Yeah, no, that's fine. What do you got?
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 6
authorizing state police to, uh, temporarily detain anyone
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 7
that I should get a sit-down with your boss, or you.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 8
I say it will endanger the good people of Arizona.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 9
and Mexican support for construction of a border wall.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 10
the policy is a violation of the due process
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 11
Well, what about a legislative solution?
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 12
He is senior senator from Arizona, gives him standing.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 13
Thank you. Thank you.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 14
Dude, of course not. I'm on your team.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 15
The likelihood is slim, Your Honor.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 16
Pressing enough for a presidential emissary
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 17
during his night in lockup.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 18
I'd like to know why.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 19
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 20
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 21
reunite children with their moms and dads
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 22
a state's authority to regulate its own border.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 23
And you may be right.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 24
Actually, that was more of a rap.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 25
The name, for starters.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 26
our checks and balances against malfeasance
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 27
After getting shot down by Judge Mayfield,
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 28
You think that's a clear enough conflict of interest?
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 29
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 30
I assume you're asking this because I'm Cuban?
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 31
somewhere talking to my dad on the phone or...
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 32
Don't we already have a steep enough hill to climb
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 33
My kids see how hard I work and what I've achieved.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 34
the petitioner's affidavits in detail.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 35
Judge, the ACLU is a private litigant,
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 36
to hit up Russell Jackson as well.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 37
Very discreet drones. You won't even hear them.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 38
Our entire relationship is at stake.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 39
- What the hell does that mean? - If you can't do everything,
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 40
to visit their own citizens.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 41
feel free to go see your dad.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 42
I wasn't clear about that, either, and...
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 43
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 44
of a sit-down with the secretary, and...
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 45
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 46
Are you gonna change that boy's diaper?
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Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 48
from the federal swamp you call home.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 49
I don't care if it's on grounds of coffee.
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 50
Don't test Arizona justice, ma'am.

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Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 2
- One... - Tango is not math.
#2
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 3
Well... Why do you do these things?
#3
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 4
Well, the day we picked actually has a lot of significance.
#4
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 5
Yeah, no, that's fine. What do you got?
#5
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 6
authorizing state police to, uh, temporarily detain anyone
#6
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 7
that I should get a sit-down with your boss, or you.
#7
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 8
I say it will endanger the good people of Arizona.
#8
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 9
and Mexican support for construction of a border wall.
#9
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 10
the policy is a violation of the due process
#10
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 11
Well, what about a legislative solution?
#11
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 12
He is senior senator from Arizona, gives him standing.
#12
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 13
Thank you. Thank you.
#13
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 14
Dude, of course not. I'm on your team.
#14
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 15
The likelihood is slim, Your Honor.
#15
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 16
Pressing enough for a presidential emissary
#16
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 17
during his night in lockup.
#17
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I'd like to know why.
#18
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reunite children with their moms and dads
#21
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a state's authority to regulate its own border.
#22
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And you may be right.
#23
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Actually, that was more of a rap.
#24
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The name, for starters.
#25
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 26
our checks and balances against malfeasance
#26
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 27
After getting shot down by Judge Mayfield,
#27
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 28
You think that's a clear enough conflict of interest?
#28
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I assume you're asking this because I'm Cuban?
#30
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somewhere talking to my dad on the phone or...
#31
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 32
Don't we already have a steep enough hill to climb
#32
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 33
My kids see how hard I work and what I've achieved.
#33
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 34
the petitioner's affidavits in detail.
#34
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 35
Judge, the ACLU is a private litigant,
#35
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 36
to hit up Russell Jackson as well.
#36
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 37
Very discreet drones. You won't even hear them.
#37
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 38
Our entire relationship is at stake.
#38
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 39
- What the hell does that mean? - If you can't do everything,
#39
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 40
to visit their own citizens.
#40
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 41
feel free to go see your dad.
#41
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 42
I wasn't clear about that, either, and...
#42
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of a sit-down with the secretary, and...
#44
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Are you gonna change that boy's diaper?
#46
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from the federal swamp you call home.
#48
Recap of Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 10 (S05E10) - 49
I don't care if it's on grounds of coffee.
#49
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Don't test Arizona justice, ma'am.
#50