Edison asks Olivia’s friends to help break her out of her funk. Quinn believes they need to stop blindly gladiating. She initiates a discussion where everyone spills the secrets they know. Lots of truths come out, but Huck corrects one statement about Hollis Doyle. He lets the group know that Hollis was rigging votes, but not for the purpose of a pipeline. Everyone knows that Olivia and Hollis first met when working on the election. The dark truth of what this means is soon realized. Later, Huck lets Olivia know that if Cyrus said he’d take care of Hollis that means he’s sending Charlie to kill him.
Olivia lets Verna know that she’s going to turn in Hollis. She gives David the scoop on the secret phone he used to chat with Becky. Cyrus tries to influence David into releasing Hollis so he can sick Charlie on him. As for Olivia, her team springs into action to find a money trail linking Hollis to Becky. Quinn helps by turning over the computer that got doused with coffee two years ago. They find a payment made to Jesse, but nothing for Becky. Thankfully, they have one more card to play. Huck visits Becky in prison. He convinces her to turn over her bank account info after revealing his real name.
Cyrus lets Mellie know that Fitz is serious about the divorce. If she has any more cards to play, now is the time. Mellie makes a beeline to her OB-GYN. She realizes her due date for the baby may be too late to save her marriage, so she initiates a change of plans. As for Fitz, he’s still planning to go forward with the divorce even though it’s political suicide. He also wants to see Olivia, but an emergency prevents that from happening. It’s the Mellie. She’s in the labor. Fitz, seeing how much pain she is in, feels obligated to hold her, stand her side and team up with his wife just like he did with their first two kids. Time to PUSH!
Huck is able to access Becky’s bank account. There’s a payment for the Cytron explosion from Hollis. There’s also a deposit of $5 million that was logged the day after the president was shot, but this payment is from someone else. Olivia calls David to let him know that the man he has in custody didn’t order the assassination. Actually, Hollis isn’t locked up anymore. David had no choice but to release him. Hollis gets into an elevator. Before the doors close, Charlie jumps in. He just happens to be heading to the same floor.