Kari Matchett, Hill Harper

Though he remains acting DCS until he gets his "affairs in order" on Covert Affairs, Calder (Hill Harper) is still Joan's (Kari Matchett) superior to her chagrin. 

On Tuesday's episode (10/9c, USA), he tasks her to attend a dinner honoring a senator, but she wants to monitor new intel Annie (Piper Perabo) and Auggie (Christopher Gorham) have uncovered about the Chicago facility bombing.

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"Monitor it from the event," Calder orders in the exclusive sneak peek below. "I need you there."

"With all due respect," Joan curtly says, "there's a chance more sensitive material is at play."

Check out the clip below to see how Calder responds. Covert Affairs airs Tuesdays at 10/9c on USA. Watch last week's episode here.