You asked: Who becomes president after Fitzgerald Grant?

ABC’s Scandal wrapped up its sixth season by introducing a new president — and a new, darker version of Olivia Pope. After successfully getting Mellie Grant (Bellamy Young) elected and sworn in as the show’s next president of the United States, Olivia finally cracked who was behind Frankie Vargas’ assassination.

Does Mellie Grant became president?

Mellie Grant was elected and sworn in as president.

After a tumultuous election process, Mellie was finally sworn in as president of the United States.

Does Sally Langston become president?

When Fitz got shot at his birthday party, Sally was sworn in as Acting President, becoming the first women to assume the role as President of the United States, while he recovered.

When did Mellie become president?

It is revealed that his wife, Luna, was behind his murder because she wanted power. The end of season six concludes with Mellie becoming the first female President of the United States.

Does Olivia end up with Fitz?

Though their future together is left open-ended in the final scene of the finale, diehard fans can only hope, now that they’re both free, the couple can finally settle down and make jam together in Vermont.

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Who did Mellie Grant kill?

Mellie Grant: Mellie has not killed anyone, but she is helping cover up Daniel Douglas’s murder.

Is Mellie pregnant by Fitz dad?

The episode flashes back to 15 years in the past when Mellie and Fitz are newlyweds staying in Fitz’s father’s home. … Fitz agrees to run for Governor of California and Mellie informs him at their campaign celebration that she is pregnant with their first child, who Fitz decides will be called Jerry after his father.

Why did Jake kill James Novak?

We were warned not to miss the opening minute of Thursday night’s Scandal by its stars and now we know why: Jake (Scott Foley) shot and killed James Novak (Dan Bucatinsky), in order to prevent him from spilling the beans about Sally (Kate Burton) murdering her husband to the public.

Why is Olivia’s mom in jail?

It is later revealed that her mother is alive and has been held prisoner by her father in a maximum security prison for 20 years for national security reasons. … However, Olivia realizes that her mother is a terrorist who married her father for his access to high level intelligence.

Do Mellie and Fitz get divorced?

Mellie and Fitz are officially divorced now. … Mellie’s heart is finally broken. For so many years, for decades, she’s been hurt, but sort of soldiered on because her love for Fitz was her fuel.

Who does Mellie end up with scandal?

Mellie (Young): Cleared from all wrong-doing, Mellie remained president — with a romantic relationship with Marcus. What’s more, she made gun control central to her platform. Olivia winds up telling Mellie that she has always been able to stand on her own two feet and leaves her to run the country — without her.

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How old is Mellie Grant?

Mellie is 40 written as 16.

Why did Luna Vargas kill her husband?

Luna’s husband, Francisco Vargas, was briefly the President-Elect of the United States of America until he was assassinated by Eli Pope during his victory speech. The latter was blackmailed and ordered to assassinate Frankie by Theodore Peus and Samantha Ruland due to their plan of making Mellie Grant the President.

Why did Verna kill Fitz?

As he gives the eulogy, a flashback reveals that before she died Verna revealed that Cyrus, Mellie and Olivia rigged the election for him and that she tried to assassinate him in order to set things right without admitting her guilt to anyone and tarnishing her legacy.

Did Fitz find out Olivia was pregnant?

During Thursday’s season finale, President Fitzgerald Grant (Tony Goldwyn) found out that his former flame Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) had a Christmastime abortion. … Here’s how the subtle reveal plays out: Fitz accidentally sees Olivia’s medical file sitting on the desk of chief of staff Abby (Darby Stanchfield).

Does Olivia marry Fitz?

For the 100th episode Scandal visited an alternate reality, in which Olivia Pope said “no” to rigging Fitz Grant’s election. In this reality, Fitz and Olivia got married shortly after the Presidential election.

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