It was a bloodbath. - General Kelly, after the President's Assassination
On the eve of the presidential election, his VP, Cardiff and Senator Watts are attacked by Terrorists and while Sergeant Oz Jackson was fighting to save Cardiff at the Airport, President Baldwin and his motorcade was driving out of the White House. Soon the vehicles, including the President's Limo, exploded, resulting in the deaths of the president and several others. General Kelly assumed that the explosives were planted before the vehicles left the garage.