By Candy Crowley, CNN Chief Political Correspondent
Washington (CNN) - Spoiler alert: The Senate on Monday will not get the 60 votes needed to move ahead with the so-called Buffett Rule, which makes critics think the White House spent a week pushing it just to make a political point.
Shocking, we know.
It's also the kind of icky suggestion serious treasury secretaries don't like to talk about.
"I don't know - I've heard that concern, but I don't understand it. I mean, just because they oppose this doesn't mean it's not the right thing to do," Timothy Geithner said on CBS' "Face the Nation."