Reps. Sam JohnsonSamuel (Sam) Robert JohnsonNew chairmen named for health, tax subcommittees Seven Texas lawmakers leaving Congress means a younger, more diverse delegation The Hill's Whip List: Where Republicans stand on tax-reform bill MORE (R-Texas) and Austin Scott (R-Ga.) also blamed Senate Democrats. Scott said Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry Mason ReidDems search for winning playbook Dems face hard choice for State of the Union response The Memo: Immigration battle tests activists’ muscle MORE (D-Nev.) needs to "put on his big-boy britches" and "get to work and pass a bill."

Democrats argued generally about GOP budget plans, including the FY 2012 plan introduced today by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanGOP leaders pitch children's health funding in plan to avert shutdown Lawmakers see shutdown’s odds rising Fix what we’ve got and make Medicare right this year MORE (R-Wis.). Rep. Mazie HironoMazie Keiko HironoDem senator: Trump 'made clear' that he wants 'white people to come to our country' Hawaii false alarm sparks panic, confusion Dem senator working to ensure Hawaii false alarm ‘never happens again’ MORE (D-Hawaii) said she opposes GOP plans to cut Medicare, and said "I stand with seniors."

Rep. Kathy Castor (D-Fla.) said Ryan's plan would "end Medicare as we know it" by cutting benefits. "We're not going to stand for it," she said. "We're going to stand on the side of older neighbors to ensure that yes, they can live their retirement years in dignity."

BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerDems face hard choice for State of the Union response Even some conservatives seem open to return to earmarks Overnight Finance: Trump, lawmakers take key step to immigration deal | Trump urges Congress to bring back earmarks | Tax law poised to create windfall for states | Trump to attend Davos | Dimon walks back bitcoin criticism MORE's staff said that while no deal was reached with the White House Tuesday morning, House Republicans have not yet scheduled a vote on a one-week spending bill that would cut $12 billion. However, staff said Republicans are "rallying behind" their one-week bill over a Democratic plan to cut $33 billion for the rest of the fiscal year, and a vote on this bill seems increasingly likely now that there are now less than four days before authorization for current government spending expires.

"The Speaker said the new CR has not yet been scheduled for floor action, and that Republicans' strong preference is that we instead pass a bipartisan agreement this week that resolves last year's budget mess by making real spending cuts and keeps the entire government running through September," Boehner's staff said.