Senate GOP not preparing own budget plan

“I do not plan to offer a Republican budget,” Senate Budget Committee Chairman Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsFederal judge rules Trump defunding sanctuary cities 'unconstitutional on its face' FBI informant gathered years of evidence on Russian push for US nuclear fuel deals, including Uranium One, memos show Alabama election has GOP racing against the clock 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 Davis RyanDem: Ex-lawmaker tried to pin me to elevator door and kiss me Two months later: Puerto Rico doesn’t have power, education or economy running again On Capitol Hill, few name names on sexual harassment MORE (R-Wis.) and Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.)

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.