Re: Netflix Presents: House of Cards (US) *SPOILERS*
Yeah, Russo failing was the plan all along, and in fact when it looked like he was doing well Frank and Stamper helped it along. I don't think killing him was part of the plan but it suited Frank so he did it.
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