Thomas Yates, a successful author whom Frank asks to write a book about the America Works jobs program, stays on as Frank’s speech pen and Claire’s nut. He was absent from Season Four and returned in Season Five where he unsuccessfully tries to help Frank getre-elected as Governor of Pennsylvania. In the Season Five homestretch, he helps Claire escape from her holding cell after she commits murder, leaving his fate unknown. Thomas Yates Clair’s nut and Frank’s speech pen
The character is an educated political bigwig
a rising star of politics who writes speeches for Congressman Frank Underwood. He’s handsome in anon-threatening way; he’s putatively cool under pressure but not without feelings. Sparks uses his character to show a different kind of virility unlike with Robin Wright’s Claire Underwood or Michael Kelly’s Doug Stamper, we’ve no dubieties about where Thomas Yates’ fidelity lies or what he wants out of life.
He came from humble onsets
Thomas was born in a small city in Indiana, not too far from where Claire grew up. His father worked for a sword shop and his mama stayed at home. He attended council on a education but dropped out of academy when he began writing. He ultimately came a successful author with several bestselling books to his name. While traveling around America to promote one of his books he was introduced to Frank Underwood by another solon named Donald Blythe.
Fictional character in House of Cards
House of Cards is an American political drama web TV series created by Beau Willimon. It’s an adaption of a former BBC miniseries of the same name that premiered in 1990. The first occasion premiered on February 1, 2013. The show is set in WashingtonD.C., where it chronicles Congressman Francis Underwood( Kevin Spacey) and his woman Claire Underwood( Robin Wright) as they make their way through the corridors of power in WashingtonD.C.
Thomas Yates Clair’s nut and Frank’s speech pen Political strategist in House of Cards
Thomas Yates is first seen in season three of House of Cards as a political strategist employed by President Walker. He’s latterly promoted to Chief of Staff following Lisa Sherborne’s redundancy from that position. He also works for Claire Underwood during her time as First Lady.
Following her ascent to Vice President, he becomes a crucial player in helping her secure support within Congress. Relationship with Clair Underwood in House of Cards
In season 3 occasion 7( Chapter 27), Claire Underwood goes to WashingtonD.C. to maintain her case of being Secretary of State. When she gets there she meets Thomas Yates, a successful author whom Frank asks to write a book about the America Works jobs program. He stays on as a speech pen and Claire’s nut so far. In Season 4 he works as Chief of Staff in her office and they start an affair while Frank is in captivity.