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In The Shadow of Two Gunmen, Part II (2.2)

  • Margaret: He was supposed to sign a letter?
  • Leo: The President is going under general anesthesia, he usually signs a letter handing over executive powers to the Vice President.
  • Margaret: And the President didn't sign the letter?
  • Leo: Nope. We blew that play.
  • Margaret: Is there going to be trouble?
  • Leo: We'll see. To be honest with you, I don't really care right now.
  • Margaret: Can I - can I just say something for the future?
  • Leo: Yeah.
  • Margaret: I can sign the President's name. I have his signature down pretty good.
  • Leo: You can sign the President's name?
  • Margaret: Yeah.
  • Leo: On a document removing him from power and handing it to someone else.
  • Margaret: Yeah! Or do you think the White House Counsel would say that was a bad idea.
  • Leo: I think the White House Counsel would say it was a coup d'etat.
  • Margaret: Well, I'd probably end up doing some time for that.
  • Leo: I would think.
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