In the days after the election the White House is faced with a tricky diplomatic situation when the Swiss ambassador meets Leo with a message from the leader of Iran (a country with no diplomatic ties to the US), requesting that his gravely ill son receive a heart and lung transplant, an operation which can only be performed in America. Meanwhile, Toby tries to get a job for a congresswoman who has lost her seat, and finds that her alliance with the White House may have permanently burned her credentials, and Josh must meet with the Vice President, who appears to be already kick starting the next presidential election, upsetting other democrats who want a fair fight.
Did You Know?
The joke "He doesn't want the best, he wants you" has been adapted for use in Sorkin's show Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip. See more
At around 15:12 Josh looks directly to the camera, while saying "if you're saying there's a full-blown nomination...". See more
President Josiah Bartlet
That's just greedy. Real power is knowing when to leave a little something on the table.
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Written by W.G. Snuffy Walden
Performed by Pete Anthony See more