The Company Memo: Monday, February 18, 2013

Updated
By msnbc staff
Sen. Marco Rubio has tried to present a new face of the GOP.
Sen. Marco Rubio has tried to present a new face of the GOP.
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Dead on arrival” is how Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio characterized draft legislation crafted by the White House that would put undocumented immigrants on a path to citizenship after about 8 years, and behind legal applicants. Congressman Pete Gallego, D-Texas, Roll Call’s Shira Toeplitz, and Matt Welch of Reason Magazine are here to discuss.

Former New Mexico Governor, former Energy Secretary and former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Bill Richardson joins Jansing & Co. Monday to talk about his recent trip to North Korea with Google Exec. Eric Schmidt, just prior to the country launching it’s third nuclear test, and the first under its new leader. Richardson called for a “reboot” of U.S. relations with North Korea in a Washington Post op-ed.

C-SPAN launches a new series “First Ladies: Influence & Image” on Presidents Day. Executive Producer Mark Farkas and historian Rosalyn Terborg-Penn are here to discuss.

Plus, NBC Vatican Analyst George Weigel discusses the leaked Vatican papers in light of Pope Benedict XVI’s abrupt abdication.

The Company Memo: Monday, February 18, 2013

Updated