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?
Josh interrupts Sam in a meeting at a law firm, asking him to leave his job and come to work for the President. This is a direct reference to when we see in flashback Josh interrupting Sam at a similar meeting to leave a law firm and join the first Bartlet campaign in second season episode In the Shadow of Two Gunmen: Part 1. See more
When the President meets the President-Elect, the President's lap-top computer appears, then suddenly disappears. 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