"So why isn't the GOP going to do a budget? Because the vote on the 2019 budget — the last one Congress will consider before the 2018 midterm elections — will reveal that all the Republican promises on the deficit and debt, including its blind belief on dynamic scoring, were completely bogus."
Mrs. and Mrs. Ryan and McConnell know exactly what they are doing.
Per the latest kerfuffle on the Deep State coup, this is nothing new. Remember that Comrade Ted Kennedy sought assistance from the USSR in 1980 to torpedo the Reagan election.
And please don't be mistaken that the Grand Old Politburo is allergic to communism since the party was built on Lincoln's Marxist project during the brutal war on the South. The Republicans have been a big government party since their inception.