House Budget Committee Chairman Paul RyanPaul RyanRyan downplays shutdown threat Poll: Trump voters have positive opinion of president Overnight Regulation: Senators call for 'cost-effective' regs | FCC chief unveils plans to roll back net neutrality MORE (R-Wis.) will meet with Senate Republicans for lunch Tuesday to present his plan to balance the budget in 10 years.
Sen. John BarrassoJohn BarrassoPoll: Sanders most popular senator in the US The animal advocate Trump climate move risks unraveling Paris commitments MORE (R-Wyo.), vice chairman of the Senate Republican Conference, announced the news on Twitter.
Senate Republicans are expected to vote on Ryan’s plan this week, when the upper chamber will also consider a Democratic plan to cut $1.85 trillion from the deficit.
Ryan’s budget would cut spending by $4.6 trillion — or $5.7 trillion compared to the Congressional Budget Office baseline — and create a $7 billion surplus in 2023.
Sen. Ted CruzTed CruzThe Hill's 12:30 Report Overnight Defense: Senators go to White House for North Korea briefing | Admiral takes 'hit' for aircraft carrier mixup | Lawmakers urged to beef up US missile defense Senators get North Korea briefing in unusual WH visit MORE (R-Texas) and other conservatives have criticized Ryan’s budget for not repealing the 2010 Affordable Care Act entirely. Ryan’s budget would keep $716 billion in Medicare cuts mandated by the healthcare reform law. Ryan has said those savings would be used to extend the solvency of the program.
Collins and Sen. Lisa MurkowskiLisa MurkowskiTrump’s Army pick faces tough confirmation fight Republican Sen. Collins considering run for Maine governor in 2018 Alaska senators push bill to allow Arctic drilling MORE (R-Alaska) voted in May of 2011 against a motion to consider a similar budget crafted by Ryan.