On Scandal Season 4 Episode 6, the country mourned the loss of past President Cooper. Olivia took on the man who tried to assassinate him as a client. He gave her a sob story about how he was framed and Olivia fell for it.
After a whole process of getting him brought back to court and having the bullet retracted from Cooper's brain to see if it matched ballistics, Olivia realized that he set her up. He was a sick man who wanted his 15 minutes of fame. He wanted to be remembered with the other "assassins."
The good news is that David Rosen won a case!
Abby confronted Fitz about what truly happened with Jake. Fitz went to see Olivia and presented her with evidence of Jake's guilt. Olivia still demanded to see him. Rowan convinced Fitz to let her. When Olivia went to see Jake, he seemed defeated. Olivia never said who she believed.
Later on, it was revealed that Fitz was transferred to Rowan's custody. Olivia said there would never be hope for her and Fitz again if she left Jake in her father's hands. Fitz had Jake moved back. Rowan confronted Olivia at the end.
Quinn finally found the locker the key led to. The contents of the locker were photos of Olivia, presumably from a stalker.
Mellie bonds with First Lady Cooper and realizes that she has the power to do a lot more work behind the scenes than she realizes.