Phoner: Humberto Sanchez, National Journal, Budget & Appropriations Reporter goes over what’s next in Congressional efforts to fund the federal the government. On the House side, Republican leaders are talking about another stopgap spending measure since negotiations on a FY2011 bill have stalled. House Republican Whip Kevin McCarthy said Republicans are talking about a new stopgap bill to fund the government for two to four weeks. The government is operating now on a stopgap bill that funds the government through March 18.
Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-TX) talks about the Senate's work on two continuing resolutions to keep the government funded; one sponsored by Republicans, the other by Democrats.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Budget Committee Member, continues the conversation on the two continuing resolutions to keep the government funded.
Matt Apuzzo, Associated Press, Reporter goes over the political and legal issues involved in President Obama’s announcement that he would resume military trials for detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. This order reverses his move two years ago to halt new trials, and has reignited arguments over the legality of the military commissions.