Good Morning and Happy Groundhog Day!
Fox News has learned Donald Trump will endorse Mitt Romney today at 3:30. Probably we'll ask Michael Barone and Dana Perino about it (and our all-star reporters of course).
Mitt Romney is campaigning in Reno, Rick Santorum in Henderson, NV, Newt Gingrich is in Las Vegas, and Ron Paul in Reno.
President Obama attending the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington. He has meetings the rest of the day.
Lots going on on the Hill today:
1000EST -- House (Select) Intel Cmte hearing on "Worldwide Threats Facing the US" where intel chiefs will testify on current and projected natl security threats to the US. The Worldwide Threat Hearing is an open hearing the Cmte holds annually delving into the current and projected threats facing our country. The open hearing will be immediately followed by a closed session. DNI Clapper, CIA Dir Petraeus, DIA Dir Ronald Burgess, and FBI Dir Mueller to testify. LIVE
1000EST -- Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Cmte markup of the public transportation portion of the next surface transportation reauthorization bill and the Iran Sanctions, Accountability and Human Rights Act of 2012. Iran Sanctions might get extra interest, with the just released GAO report showing the impact of the 2010 Iran sanctions. FNC TAPE SPRAY
1000EST -- House Budget Cmte hearing on "The State of the US Economy." Fed Chair Bernanke to testify. LIVE
Big news on Afghanistan. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta wants U.S. combat troops out of Afghanistan by the end of 2013. He attends a NATO meeting in Brussels today where Afghan strategy changes are on the table.
Also today.. Attorney General Eric Holder is testifying about Fast and Furious. William La Jeunesse covering and we'll talk to Senator Chuck Grassley.
0900EST -- House Oversight and Govt Reform Cmte hearing on "Fast & Furious: Management Failures at the Dept of Justice." Atty Gen Holder testifies. LIVE
Egyptian markets plunging today after that horrific riot at a soccer stadium killed 74 people.