The boss of Jack Ryan, Ryan would call him at times for advice on dealing with foreign conflicts. Senator Chapin's advice relied around being cautious and staying out of Venezuela. Jack Ryan discovers this is because he was an ally of the Venezuelan Reyes regime, and funded their Gold-mining operation. He calls the Senator to a meeting to confront him about these allegations. Chapin confirms them, and justifies with the excuse that he was preventing China from having a global monopoly. He is soon arrested by the FBI as Jack Ryan walks away.