Day 3: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Stephen calls Almeida and offers the exchange of Dessler with Jane, who is brought to CTU. Jack’s team enters the building and finds it empty. Almeida tells them that it was a technical mistake. Jack starts investigating the truth. Kaufman and O’Brian believe that Stephen has a mole in CTU. Jane talks to Stephen on the phone while Almeida and Dessler talk. Jack discovers that Almeida tried to cover up his mistake and thus, takes over the command of CTU. O’Brian enters the mainframe and finds the conversations between Almeida and Stephen. Almeida cuts her connection and locks the door. He breaks out Jane and they leave. Jack rescues O’Brian and finds out about Dessler. Meanwhile, Keeler begins to lose popularity after he humiliated David for leaving the debate with national security excuse and the threat turning out to be real. Sherry arrives at Keeler’s office and reveals her adventures and David’s complicity to him, advising Keeler to blackmail David to withdraw from his campaign. Keeler arranges to visit David.