Senate GOP not preparing own budget plan

“I do not plan to offer a Republican budget,” Senate Budget Committee Chairman Jeff SessionsJeff SessionsTrump’s White House is a step backward in racial progress The people have spoken: Legalizing cannabis is good Republican policy GOP rep: Trump has 'extra-constitutional' view of presidency MORE (R-Ala.) told reporters Friday.

Sessions has been the leading critic of Senate Democrats for failing to pass their own budget for the last four years. He said that he is on record supporting the past approaches of House Budget Committee Chairman Paul RyanPaul RyanRyan: Dakota pipeline pause is ‘big-government decision-making at its worst’ Ryan: Trump noticed his hotel from my balcony Ryan: Obamacare repeal is first priority under Trump MORE (R-Wis.) and Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.)

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Ryan will release his newest plan on Tuesday. He has pledged to balance the budget by 2023 using only spending cuts.

House Democrats will likely once again offer their own alternative, authored by Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), as they have the last two years.

“A vote could come up on the Ryan budget,” Sessions said.