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'House of Cards' Season 5, Episode 8 recap: Men's retreat

'House of Cards' Season 5, Episode 8 recap: Men's retreat

What is on board the Russian ship that China is so interested in? Let’s recap Episode 8 of this season of “House of Cards.”

MAJOR PLOT POINTS

With Frank away at an elitist men’s retreat, complete with ritualistic fake human sacrifice and hooded bird costumes, Claire is running the show in Washington and gearing up for the Ohio revote. That makes sense, given that she's the president, of course. Stamper is having a difficult time dealing with the dynamic shift in his relationship with Claire, who does her best to put him at ease. I need more Claire/Stamper scenes in my life. Claire is working on the final details of a key trade agreement with China, which she...

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