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House Passes Ryan Budget, 221-207

John147 Wrote: Mar 21, 2013 5:57 PM
and the senate will kill it. What else is new
rhinegarten Wrote: Mar 21, 2013 6:02 PM
Same old story that we've seen for the past 4 years. As long as there's no budget, there's no accountability. Liberal Democrats like it that way.

The Republican-held House of Representatives has passed Paul Ryan's FY 2014 budget, as well as the final version of a "continuing resolution" that will fund the federal government through the end of the current fiscal year.  The latter item locked into place the reduced spending baseline established by the sequester.  It does not defund Obamacare, although the GOP FY 2014 budget does.  As I wrote earlier, the House rejected a trio of Democratic alternative budgets yesterday, including the Senate Democrats' offering -- which raises taxes by $1.5 trillion, increases overall...