Vice President Martin Bates is awakened in the middle of the night to learn the President has died. Before addressing the nation as the new President he struggles with his reputation as a political lightweight while trying to shed his mistress who is now texting him about "doing it in the Oval Office." This short film was a festival winner at the San Diego 48 Hour Film Project.
Did You Know?
Vice President Bates is played by Merrick McCarta who has also appeared in the ABC political drama Scandal. See more