THE PRESIDENT AND PRESIDENT-ELECT SEE FOREIGN POLICY DIFFERENTLY - Eyebrows are raised when the President-elect places a call to the president of China and offers a different position than that of Bartlet. Meanwhile, Josh picks his deputy chief of staff.
Did You Know?
The exterior of the "hotel" where the Santoses are staying is the Joseph Smith Memorial Building in Salt Lake City (as can be seen above the door). Though it was originally the Hotel Utah, it is now an administrative building and library owned by the Mormon Church. See more
When CJ and Josh talk about pranks conducted by the departing administration, Josh remarks that on his first day, he needed a crowbar to open the drawer on his desk. However, in "Debate Camp" in Season 4, we see flashbacks that show that Josh does not have a desk at all on his first day. See more
Be still and listen to me. I don't know what this is. And you don't either, which is perfectly fine and understandable. Whatever the build up, it's all happened amid absurdly heightened emotional circumstances. The election. Leo's death. There's been no moment to so much as take a breath, much less figure any of this out. And now this roller coaster's plunging into the transition, with its time-pressure demands and then the inauguration and it's hit the ground running and the first hundred days...
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Written by W.G. Snuffy Walden
Performed by Pete Anthony See more