Dan Ziskie is an American actor. Ziskie portrayed the character Frank Niggar on a popular sketch on Chappelle's Show. He was on Treme, where he played a politically connected banker in Post-Katrina New Orleans. He had a recurring role as the Vice President of the United States on the first season of House of Cards. He had a guest spot on Person of Interest and The Blacklist, portraying senators on both shows. On the season finale of 24's fifth season Ziskie played the United States Attorney General who, after hearing an audio recording of the president admitting that he took part in the assassination of a former president, orders his removal from office.