This Jodie Foster-directed episode has a very "Dexter"-esque cold open.
We see Freddy, preparing for his day. He does some exercise, before walking to work. When he arrives at his place, he finds the morning paper, with news of Claire's scandal splashed across the front page.
At the Underwood residence, Claire and Frank huddle with Doug and Grayson, trying to figure out how best to play their reaction to the scandal. Claire assures everyone that she can handle things, and asks everyone to follow her lead.
Freddy meets with his franchisee, who walks him through his plan for a satellite location in Silver Spring. Despite not being wholly satisfied with the...