Elizabeth asks Olivia to find out who is hacking her phone and discovers it is Cyrus. Fitz tells Mellie about the kidnapping, which leads him to declare war — leaving Cyrus and Abby worried about his decision. That could be fun but it would also make for a long hiatus - during which the real-life political world will only get crazier. She has Mellie and Jake under her influence. Olivia decides to secure him in a safe house and hires a Russian doctor to help Jake. Shortly after, Nichols suffers a massive stroke, believed to be caused by a collaborative effort between Mellie and Elizabeth.
However, she discovers that the building was actually inside a warehouse and that Ian is really behind her kidnapping, and he wants to use her to force Fitz into declaring war against West Angola. David gets help from Huck, Quinn and Charlie to help find former B613 agents, but they are later killed. She begins to hallucinate and starts dreaming of Jake and Fitz rescuing her. Stephen Finch shows up and reveals he is the Russian that bought Olivia, then brings her back to America, shortly before Andrew has a massive stroke. It was a formulaic and played out dynamic that got a boost of energy by being exposed to the public. When Cyrus married James, he promised James to not trick him, but soon after broke the promise. She stands at the Republican National Convention with her candidate, Mellie Grant, being victorious in the primaries.
Archived from on November 11, 2014. But now, she's doing it by herself. After discovering Jake's last known location was at the White House, Olivia calls Fitz, who indirectly confirms the captivity of Jake at. She's the one who decides what gets done in this town. She wasn't strong enough to stand against her father then. Jake continues his investigation into who killed Harrison and Adnan, involving Quinn to talk to Charlie.
James Putney and the ex-husband of Abby Whelan after he physically assaulted her in a drunken rage. Olivia handles the situation by proposing a marriage for Cyrus and Michael and Cyrus agrees. And yet, several problems still get in the way of power being hers once more. Elizabeth then takes Cyrus' place as the chief of staff. Rowan confronts Olivia at her apartment, where she points a gun to him and presses the trigger, but the gun isn't loaded; leaving Rowan furious and disappointed that his own daughter would try to shoot him. The fourth season saw a decrease in the 18-49 key demographic by 5. After finding out that Michael has been leaking information to Elizabeth, Cyrus calls on Olivia for help.
She enjoyed being able to tell Fitz what to do as the President of the United States. Jake reveals he was on board with the case along with Olivia. Cyrus appears on the talk show, defending Mellie, but Mellie manages to win over voters by exploiting her closeness with Fitz. On March 5, 2015, it was announced that both and will return playing the characters Sally Langston and James Novak respectively. Olivia betrays Jake in order to find personal happiness. She needs Jake to trust her though.
Fitz assures her that his speech is the best way to help her. Fitz finds out from Olivia that she left town with Jake. She hops on his lap and plants a hard kiss on David as part of a debasing initiative to convince him to run. She secretly meets Jake and promises to get him out. It's a powerful and monstrous final statement for Olivia this season. Back at the White House, Fitz and Mellie are still struggling with the loss of their son, Jerry; Fitz at some point tried to commit suicide.
Elizabeth tries to stop the process by bribing a judge and having Michael sleep with Cyrus. And yet, that fantasy is quickly broken. On August 12, 2014, and were announced to appear on the show as a couple, which aired as part of the season's second episode. She wants the future veep candidate to exit the premises with her. Meanwhile, Olivia gets into an alarming situation; and the election could be upended by harmful info given to Cyrus. She no longer just had to be Fitz's mistress. Mellie then uses the opportunity to raise her ratings, by giving a speech on how the military mishandled the case, showing sympathy for the female officer instead of talking about her son.
Archived from on May 14, 2015. Several guest stars were announced to be cast. . At the same time, Marcus Walker request help from Olivia after being framed for murder of the Mayor's wife, with whom he was sleeping. It's not surprising at all if some of the audience were turned off because of it. Meanwhile, Fitz begins looking for a new Vice President.
But now, he has made the shift. In the fifth-season finale, running mates are selected by the presidential candidates. Gus then opens a blackmarket auction for Olivia, and terrorists and foreign nationals start bidding for her. The only time I saw he was truly happy was when he was with Liv in an island. She's the one working to get to the top. Cast: Kerry Washington, Scott Foley, Darby Stanchfield, Katie Lowes, Guillermo DÃaz, Jeff Perry, Joshua Malina, Bellamy Young, Portia de Rossi, Joe Morton, Cornelius Smith Jr.
The team convinces the Mayor to step down from his position, but Marcus decides to reveal the truth to the media. Fitz begins pushing a bill later known as the Brandon Bill following the recent shooting near the White House, but is struggling to get it through Congress. She has essentially become her father. He's a man comfortable with murder but not able to raise a child. Olivia tries to make amends while at the same time, helping a Senator with a possible murder. Olivia manipulates the auction to gain the upper hand over the kidnappers, but is unable to stop the auction and is sold to Russia.