VIDEO: Sneak Peek - A Shocking Threat to the White House on Next SCANDAL

On the next episode of SCANDAL titled "Mercy", just when Peus' iron grip seems inescapable to Olivia and everyone she holds dear, a shocking threat to the White House turns everything on its head. The episode airs Thursday, April 27th on ABC. Get a sneak peek below!

"Scandal" stars Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope, Guillermo Diaz as Huck, Darby Stanchfield as Abby Whelan, Katie Lowes as Quinn Perkins, Tony Goldwyn as President Fitzgerald Grant, Jeff Perry as Cyrus, Bellamy Young as First Lady Mellie Grant, Joshua Malina as David Rosen, Scott Foley as Jake Ballard, Portia De Rossi as Elizabeth North and Cornelius Smith Jr. as Marcus Walker.

The series is created by Shonda Rhimes ("Grey's Anatomy," "How to Get Away with Murder"). Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers ("Grey's Anatomy," "How to Get Away with Murder"), Mark Wilding and Tom Verica are executive producers. "Scandal" is produced by ABC Studios.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - A Shocking Threat to the White House on Next SCANDAL