In the fourth episode of "Scandal" season 6, Cyrus faces his ultimate challenge and Mellie is at the verge of becoming "Madam President."
From the episode four teaser, the President-Elect Cyrus is in prison while an excited Mellie is on the verge of becoming Madam President.
Titled "The Belt," the episode will see Cyrus face his ultimate challenge but continue to stop at nothing to prove his innocence.
Meanwhile, Olivia and the gladiators uncover shocking new evidence about the night Frankie was shot.
In the season's premiere episode, Mellie narrowly lost the election to Frankie Vargas. The results came down to just one county in California, and in the end, Mellie lost that to Vargas.
The President-Elect Vargas was shot thrice by a sniper on Live Television, while he was about to address the nation following his win.
Following Vargas' death, President Fitz had the responsibility of appointing the next President of the United States of America. Torn between choosing his ex-wife Mellie and his one-time close friend Cyrus Beene, Fitz offered the position to Cyrus.'
"The Belt" airs on February 16, 2017.