Designated Survivor: An Attack on The White House (VIDEO)

Joel Keller
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As President Kirkman (Kiefer Sutherland) has been settling into his highly unexpected term as the commander-in-chief on the ABC hit drama Designated Survivor, unrest is still swirling around him and the country. Case in point: if terrorists were able to blow up the Capitol, how safe is The White House?

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We find that out in the exclusive clip below. Kirkman is making a speech to the nations' governors about unity and coming together when all of a sudden shots ring out and everybody runs for cover:

The shots are going to interrupt Kirkman's attempt at getting a new Congress elected. Remember, the entire House and Senate were in the Capitol when it blew up so... yeah, there's a lot for Kirkman to do, and being shot at isn't helping matters.

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