VP Sally Langston announces that she is running for President on a third party ticket but will not resign her position as Vice President to do so. Fitz, Olivia, Mellie, and Cyrus scramble to recover after her shocking announcement.
Someone leaks information about Daniel Douglas' death to the press, causing Cyrus and Leo, Sally's campaign manager, to join forces.
Mellie and Olivia scheme to get Fitz reelected and Fitz chooses his new Vice Presidential candidate, much to Olivia's dismay.
Jake settles into the position of Command.