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The Cast Of 'Scandal' Looked Perfectly At Home In The Real White House

At last.

Things got super meta for the cast of "Scandal" last week when they got to tour the White House in Washington, D.C. And when we say tour, we actually mean take over. 

On Thursday, Kerry Washington, who plays the badass crisis manager Olivia Pope, and Tony Goldwyn, the fictional President Fitzgerald Grant, were joined by their co-stars Cornelius Smith Jr., Katie Lowes, Jeff Perry and Bellamy Young at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. Show runner Shonda Rhimes was also there for all the action. 

At one point, #Olitz had a moment in the real rose garden: 

About last night... #Olitz in the real rose garden at @whitehouse 😳 #ScandalFam

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Smith Jr., aka Marcus Walker, rocked out to the Marine Jazz Ensemble.

@corneliussmithjr rocking to the Marine Jazz Ensemble. #scandalatthewhitehouse

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Lowes, aka Quinn Perkins, joined Goldwyn at the real Truman balcony. 

@ktqlowes and the REAL Trumam Balcony #scandalatthewhitehouse

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Washington and Goldwyn also took a moment to stand with Hillary Clinton.

#ImWithHer @hillaryclinton

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About last night... At @whitehouse 😃 #imwithher

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And then the cast took an epic selfie with Judy Smith, the real-life crisis manager who served as inspiration for the Olivia Pope character. 

YES! Surprise DC visit from #JudySmith - the REAL fixer!!!! The best. The one and only. #Scandal @scandalabc

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During a panel event in D.C. last week, Goldwyn spoke about a past experience at the White House, recalling how the staff kept joking "the president is here" as he was walking down the halls. (The best!) We can only hope the same thing happened this time. 

Following their tour, the crew put all scandals aside and attended the White House Correspondents' Dinner Saturday night. 

Party people! #WHCD #WHCD2016

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We'd say they handled this situation perfectly. 

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