After dinner, Liv waits for her train while talking to Edison, who was then just her boyfriend, on the phone. She reports that her father is trying, and Edison says he'd love to meet her dad. Liv is hesitant, but Edison reminds her that they're living together and he has proposed, although she hasn't answered him yet. Liv says she loves him but she's not ready yet, and asks him not to push, but Edison is frustrated with her reluctance. Because you definitely want to marry someone that you had to bully into saying yes. She's just not that into you, dude. They both say I love you and Liv hangs up the phone. Liv, have you never taken a safety class? Never hang up the phone when you're the only person in the train station. Talk to the person on the other end until you get on the train. Jeez. Of course, as soon as she hangs up, two male attackers appear out of nowhere and grab her purse. Before she can escape, Huck quickly issues a beatdown on both men, tossing Liv her purse and telling her to run. She does, and Huck continues beating the men with military-trained efficiency, to Liv's surprise.
And we're back in Present Day. Liv jogs in a park. As she runs, we see a montage of news clips reviewing what we know about the Jeannine Locke scandal; they know the President had an affair, they know Jeannine Locke thought he was hot, they know she sent e-mails saying that too, and a senior White House Official confirmed that it was Jeannine. As Liv jogs, Tom the Secret Service Agent jogs up next to her and surreptitiously hands her a cell phone. She answers it, and Fitz is on the other end. She doesn't seem surprised, so this must have been arranged ahead of time.
Fitz confirms that he and Olivia can't come clean as they had planned and Olivia agrees, and they're both upset about Jeannine taking the fall. Then Fitz goes on a romantic reverie about how much he misses Liv, just talking to her, and how he played basketball with the Dalai Lama. Oh-kay. Liv tells him that clearing Jeannine's name means that she'll have to go after the White House and it will make things more difficult for him. Fitz tells her to bring it, because Jeannine is an innocent kid. Then he goes on another romantic reverie where they are married, and living in Vermont, and he's the mayor and she makes jam. Jam? Seriously? Has Liv ever cooked anything a day in her life? I mean, other than popcorn. And cooking up schemes doesn't count either. I don't see her as the jam-making type, unless you mean like Diane Keaton in Baby Boom where she turns it into a lucrative business. Anyway, they also have four kids in this fantasy and I hope they also have a nanny because otherwise neither of them would have time for jam. Also, I just realized that Fitz sent his kids away just like Liv's dad sent her away, and she doesn't hold it against Fitz. This show kind of likes to forget about Fitz and Mellie's kids; I would assume they are holding them in reserve for future season storylines. Liv concludes that she's going to go for blood with this story, and Fitz tells her to go for the jugular.