Hoyer presses Ryan on budget


His effort from last year, which cut some $5 trillion in spending, took until around 2040 to balance. Still, Ryan, his party’s vice presidential nominee in 2012, has said that his latest framework won’t be radically different from his last blueprint. 

Senate Democrats, after failing to pass a budget the last four years, are also expected to press ahead on a budget next week. That framework is likely to include a fresh influx of revenues, making it unlikely the House and Senate would be able to reconcile their budgets.

--This article was updated at 7:15 a.m. on Saturday, March 9.