After someone snitched to the media that Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) had an affair with the president (Tony Goldwyn), the White House "is in crisis mode," says exec producer Betsy Beers. "Will he try to survive this? Or will he walk away from the presidency?" asks Goldwyn. Meanwhile, "we learn much more about the dynamic between Olivia and dear old Dad," revealed to be Rowan (Joe Morton) last season, says Beers.