||Rating: 8.0/10 (36,861 votes)
Stars:Â Bellamy Young, Brendan Hines, Columbus Short, Dan Bucatinsky, Darby Stanchfield
Runtime:Â 60Â min
Released:Â April 05, 2012
|Plot:Â CyrusÂ dodges all press questions about the First Lady’s accusation that the president had an extramarital affair. He pressures Secret Service Agent Tom into letting him intoÂ Olivia’s apartment where he screams atÂ FitzÂ to get out of her bed. It’s time to deal with some consequences. Olivia is ready to fix things, but Fitz orders her to stand down. Liv heads back to the office to learn that Cyrus isn’t the mole. She checks her wall safe to make sure the electronic Cytron card with proof of the election rigging in Defiance, Ohio is still there. It is.Â DavidÂ sees this. He now knows for certain thatÂ AbbyÂ stole it from him while they were together. Fitz plans to make a statement to the press. He will be telling the American people that he will not be seeking a second term. He wants to be with Olivia. If that means not being president, then so be it. Cyrus is not willing to accept this. He continues to deflect questions from the press. This includes queries from James, who defends his interview the First Lady as the moment that was his lucky break. Cyrus sets the record straight on that one. He says the only reason James got his job and that interview is becauseÂ MellieÂ orchestrated it. James is devastated by his husbandâ€™s venomous outburst. Jake’s boss – the Mysterious Man – wants video proof of his relationship with Olivia. He orders Jake to bring in Charlie and promises to handle Cyrus himself. Speaking of Cyrus, he tries to convince Olivia to convince Fitz to change his mind. After their meeting is over, Jake’s boss approaches Cy. The guy knows about the president and Olivia. He also reveals that Charlie is actually one of his. He wants Cyrus to use the video of Jake and Olivia, but Jake’s boss knows Cy’s afraid to be the messenger who delivers it to Fitz. A not-so-subtle threat is made. Cyrus is ordered to terminate all contact with Charlie.