Budget Committee Chairwoman Patty MurrayPatty MurrayTop Dem signals likely opposition to Sessions nomination Overnight Finance: Trump takes victory lap at Carrier plant | House passes 'too big to fail' revamp | Trump econ team takes shape Senate Dems: Force Cabinet nominees to release tax returns MORE (D-Wash.) introduced her budget on Wednesday. That budget included nearly $1 trillion of new tax revenue and nearly the same amount in spending cuts over 10 years. Murray says that’s a balanced plan that the American people support, unlike Rep. Paul RyanPaul RyanOvernight Healthcare: Senate advances cures bill | GOP's ObamaCare lawsuit on hold Could bipartisanship rise with Trump government? Ryan delays committee assignments until 2017 MORE’s (R-Wis.).
“They will see a bold reformist Republican budget … and an extreme Democrats’ budget that appeals to Washington bureaucrats,” McConnell said. “We need to grow the economy not the budget.”
Murray’s budget is expected to pass out of her committee Thursday on a party-line vote. Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry ReidOvernight Tech: FCC eyes cybersecurity role | More trouble for spectrum auction | Google seeks 'conservative outreach' director Cures bill clears first Senate hurdle Dem senator had 'constructive' talk with Trump MORE (D-Nev.) has said he wants the Senate to take up the budget next week so that it is completed before the Easter recess.