How 6 fictional presidents might deal with the real-life government shutdown

At a recent media panel, Kerry Washington, who plays Olivia Pope on the show 'Scandal,' weighed in how the fictional White House in her 1-hour drama would handle the government shutdown.

That got us thinking about how other fictional presidents would deal with Congress.

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President Garrett Walker on House of Cards

Would it matter what President Walker was doing to get Congress to agree on a budget? Somewhere back there, Rep. Francis (Frank) Underwood, played maniacally by Kevin Spacey, would be making the puppets dance so the Democrats would get their way.

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