Democratic Rep: Ryan budget isn't going anywhere

A Democratic lawmaker says the House GOP budget isn't going anywhere.

Kentucky Rep. John YarmuthJohn YarmuthCBO survives two House amendments targeting funding Meadows: CBO should downsize, aggregate think tank reports House committee advances budget resolution MORE (D) told The Hill that House Budget Committee Chairman Paul RyanPaul RyanOvernight Tech: Trump touts new Wisconsin electronics plant | Lawmakers to unveil email privacy bill | Facebook funds group fighting election hacks Overnight Finance: Fed holds rates steady | Treasury chief looking at online sales taxes | White House, GOP close to releasing tax-reform principles Wisconsin Democrat refuses to be ‘backdrop’ in Trump’s jobs announcement MORE's (R-Wis.) fiscal 2015 budget "is pretty much a rhetorical exercise."

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Yarmuth, a member of the Budget panel, contends that Ryan's "Path to Prosperity" is more of the same from the GOP.

The Budget Committee is marking up the GOP's fiscal policy blueprint on Wednesday, and the House is expected to vote on it next week before the two-week Easter recess.