Treasury nominee Lew makes rounds on Capitol Hill

"But as I always say, the devil’s in the details and there’s a lot more of Mr. Lew’s record and qualifications that need to be fully examined," he said. 

Hatch said the Senate Finance Committee, which will oversee his nomination, is still waiting to receive Lew’s paperwork, including his questionnaire and his tax returns to start the vetting process and set a hearing date. 

"I will decide whether I support this nomination when this process moves forward and more of my questions have been answered," Hatch said. 

Lew didn't respond to reporters' questions about how the meeting went. 

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While posing for cameras ahead of the meeting, Lew was overheard mentioning a book to Hatch — an autobiography by Louis Brownlow, a political scientist who once called several of President Franklin Roosevelt's advisors men with "a passion for anonymity."

On Tuesday, he met with Senate Finance Chairman Max BaucusMax Sieben BaucusBottom line Overnight Defense: McCain honored in Capitol ceremony | Mattis extends border deployment | Trump to embark on four-country trip after midterms Congress gives McCain the highest honor MORE (D-Mont.), Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Democrat Bill NelsonClarence (Bill) William NelsonBottom Line Bottom Line Media and candidates should be ashamed that they don't talk about obesity MORE of Florida. 

Baucus said he is looking forward to a "quick but thorough confirmation process."

On Thursday, he is scheduled to meet with Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.). 

Lew has been through the Senate's confirmation process. The last time was in 2010 for the OMB spot.