On the Phone: Niels Lesniewski, Roll Call Staff Writer
Topic: Week ahead for Congress and big political debates of the week.
Gretchen Morgenson, New York Times Assistant Business & Financial Editor and Co-Author, “Reckless Endangerment”
Topic: The government announced last week new rules for mortgage lending. The new rules follows news earlier last week that banks had settled with federal regulators over foreclosure practices.
Steve Bell, Bipartisan Policy Center Economic Policy Project Senior Director
Topic: The Bipartisan Policy Center estimates the U.S. Treasury could run out of funds to pay its bills in a month. Guest will explain why that is, what that means, and what options the Treasury Department now has at its disposal going forward. He’ll also explore the proposals to avoid hitting the debt ceiling from a trillion dollar coin to the 14th Amendment.
Evan Perez, Wall Street Journal Justice Department Reporter
Topic: Guest will discuss the mission and scope of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and Explosives.