Republicans have passed the Paul Ryan-led budget plan by a vote of 228-191 in the House of Representatives, but has absolutely no chance of passing in the Senate and becoming law.
The vote was almost completely split along party lines, with 10 Republicans going across the aisle to oppose the measure. No Democrats voted for the measure.
Ryan, the chair of the House Budget Committee, announced the budget plan last week.
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