• Season 7 Episode 2
  • Pressing the Flesh

  • Airdate:10.12.2017.

PRESIDENT MELLIE GRANT HOSTS HER FIRST STATE DINNER AND ALL BETS ARE OFF

Episode Directed by Tony Goldwyn

President Mellie Grant hosts a state dinner for President Rashad of Bashran in a first step toward peace in the Middle East, and in case Mellie’s charm alone doesn’t work, Olivia secretly puts Jake to work so that they are armed with a back-up plan. Meanwhile, the team at Quinn Perkins & Associates attends the party in hopes to gain more high-profile clientele.

series regulars:

    Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope
    Guillermo Diaz as Huck
    Darby Stanchfield as Abby Whelan
    Katie Lowes as Quinn Perkins
    Tony Goldwyn as President Fitzgerald Grant
    Jeff Perry as Cyrus Beene
    Joshua Malina as David Rosen
    Bellamy Young as President Mellie Grant
    Scott Foley as Jake Ballard
    Joe Morton as Rowan Pope
    Cornelius Smith Jr. as Marcus Walker
    George Newbern as Charlie

written by:

Matt Byrne

directed by:

Tony Goldwyn