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Netflix drops ominous 'House of Cards' Season 5 teaser, release date before inauguration

Netflix drops ominous 'House of Cards' Season 5 teaser, release date before inauguration

While the eyes of the country are on Washington, D.C. for the presidential inauguration, "House of Cards" announced the date for yet another transition of power: the premiere of Season 5.

With a post on Twitter, the Netflix drama revealed that the drama, which is filmed in the Baltimore area, will return May 30. The date was revealed at the end of a somber recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance -- and the ominous message "We make the terror."

The line is a recall of the quote from the season finale, when president Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey) said, "We don't submit to terror. We make the terror." And then his...