Here the Deputy Chief of Staff, Josh is talking about Franklin Roosevelt's commitment to the allied war effort:
JOSH: Turn to the page I flagged.
DONNA: The Lend-Lease Act.
JOSH: Yeah. Simply put, a loan of arms to Russia and Britain, with the understanding that they'd pay us back when the war was over. And he said this, he said, "If your neighbor's house is on fire, you don't haggle over the price of your garden hose." Frank Kelly in South Carolina wouldn't... There are too many things in the world we can't do. Mexico's on fire. Why help them? Because we can.