Newly minted Secretary of State, Elizabeth McCord, plays by her own rules as she negotiates for the release of two American teens being held hostage in Syria. Along the way, she discovers who she can and cannot trust.
Elizabeth: What do you need, sir? President Dalton: For you to fix this. Have I been unclear about that? Chief of Staff Russell: Sir. In fairness, she inherited a lot of this, including Allen Bollings. This was Marsh's agenda. President Dalton: Vincent Marsh is dead. When are you going to do your job?