C.J.'s first day as Chief of Staff gives her a new appreciation for Leo's skill in the role. While struggling to keep up with her hectic schedule, she must handle the sudden appearance of abandoned Soviet nuclear material, counter political maneuvering within the Cabinet, and assert her authority with the staff and the President. Toby conducts a press briefing after which C.J. orders him to quickly find someone to fill the role permanently. The Democratic Party enlists Josh's help to talk Congressman Matt Santos out of taking an early retirement.
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When Donna and Toby are about to interview the first person for Press Secretary, a crew member is visible just after the person opening the door clears the frame on the right side of the screen. He is kneeling with a boom microphone extending towards Donna and Toby. See more
C.J., wow this is hard. Couldn't be happier that you got this gig. But I think it's just time for me to go. Six years is a - I just thinks it's time for me to move on, and this is my letter of resignation to the President.
I don't want to pile on, but working for one of my closest friends is, I think, I'm not going to be at my best.
[Toby and Josh put down letters
Josh, you can't...
[looks at Josh, then Toby
I'm sorry to barge in.
Mr. President, can I have just a minute?
I'll make this quick. I...
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Written by W.G. Snuffy Walden
Performed by Pete Anthony See more