The Company Memo: Monday, February 25, 2013

Updated
JIM LO SCALZO

Rep. Chris Van Hollen, Ranking Member of the House Budget Committee, joins Jansing & Co. Monday to talk about the implications of the sequester set to take effect Friday —including a new report released by the Obama administration detailing the effects that will be felt in all 50 states. We’ll also look at how the sequester is set to impact air travel.  National Journal’s Alex Roarty, Politico’s Carrie Budoff Brown have the details.

We’ll have the latest on the Pope’s abdication, set to take effect on Thursday—with a deep dive into what drove his decision. NBC’s Vatican Expert George Weigel will discuss.

Former White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs spoke with msnbc’s Chris Hayes about instructions he was given “not even to acknowledge the drone program.” We’ll talk it over with strategists Rich Galen and Jason Stanford.

Plus, msnbc’s Richard Lui drills down on political movies winning big at Sunday night’s Oscars.

The Company Memo: Monday, February 25, 2013

Updated