President Kirkman and General Cochrane continue to disagree about how to handle Algerian air space, but Kirkman makes it clear who the real Commander in Chief is. When a snake is in your kitchen, you don't invite it to dinner, you cut off its head. It's Kirkman's kitchen, so when Cochrane defies his orders, he fires him. From Season 1, Episode 4: The Enemy. Watch Designated Survivor WEDNESDAYS 10|9c on ABC.