| By order of the President|
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|“||There are times when we make history, and there are times when history makes us.||„|
|~ President Richmond during his State of the Union address|
Before the events of the series, Robert and his son Tyler had a falling out and hadn't talked to each other since. Unbeknownst to Tyler, however, Robert secretly attended his spring recital in the back of the room.
Tom Kirkman suggested topics for Richmond's State of the Union speech, but the latter scrapped them all.