“I just happen to be white trash that lives in the White House,” he spits back. Harvey tells Frank that she doesn’t “respond to threats.” Later, he and Claire face off, but it’s Elizabeth who loses the fight.
Frank tells Claire that her mother has been battling lymphoma for three years.
The seat is currently held by the legendary Doris Jones (Cicely Tyson), who has earmarked it for her daughter, Celia (Lisa Gay Hamilton), when she retires after this term.
Leann wastes no time in warning Claire that she’s too “lily white” for the predominantly Black district.
She does offer this piece of advice, though: “You’re stronger than he is, but you’ve got to put him in his place.”Over in New Hampshire, Frank’s place is pretty low. Meet John Carlyle, a bus-riding cleaner at a rental car agency. He doesn’t have a car or an internet connection, but hey, neither did John Wilkes Booth.