As the team faces a congressional hearing and a deposition, the show presents the administration’s workings from the perspective of outsiders, in a strong episode that sees the team lose another member.
As Meyer deals with James’ popularity usurping hers, Dan deals with Amy making a better impression than him as a lobbyist, while Jonah deals with his physical similarity to Teddy’s other victims in another entertaining episode.
Meyer’s attempts at brokering a peace deal are undercut by Gary going mad with power and a conflict over a White House painting, leading to a hilarious and strong episode that gives nearly all the castmembers a chance to shine.
Dan’s ongoing stress issues comes to the fore once again as Meyer and her campaign team go to the UK to fulfill her vice-presidential obligations, in a compelling yet funny episode that leads to some major shakeups.
Dan gets back into form as he manages to manipulate Jonah, while Amy gets a glimpse of her value should she ever decide to leave Meyer’s staff in another superbly funny outing of what’s shaping up to be a fine season.