Lew, Baucus to meet Tuesday

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Senate Republicans have said that Lew, as a top White House official, will have to answer for the White House's negotiation tactics in past fiscal talks during the confirmation process, and Sen. Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersTrump: ‘Clapper has now admitted there was spying on my campaign’ Overnight Defense: Trump decision on Korea summit coming 'next week' | China disinvited from major naval exercise | Senate sends VA reform bill to Trump Senate sends major VA reform bill to Trump's desk MORE (I-Vt.) has said he will oppose Lew's nomination.

But Democrats are confident that Lew will eventually get confirmed. Geithner has said he will leave Treasury on Friday.