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 SandersBernie SandersObama got 0K to speak at A&E event: report Van Jones: Obama should do ‘poverty tour’ Sanders calls for renewed focus on fighting climate change 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.