Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) plans to throw another budget plan into the ring next week, when he unveils his own fiscal 2012 proposal.
The freshman senator will unveil a separate budget proposal Tuesday, which would balance the budget within nine years.
“Right now, our country stands on the verge of a fiscal crisis,” Toomey said in a statement. “It is unfortunate that President Obama has refused to show the leadership our country needs. His 2012 budget only piles more spending and debt onto our already precarious finances. The purpose of my budget is to demonstrate that it is possible to balance our budget and put our country on a sustainable fiscal path.”