Assault Weapons Ban Faces Long Odds In The Senate
|Sen. Feinstein D-CA|
"Right now, her amendment, using the most optimistic numbers, has less than 40 votes. That's not 60. I have to get something on the floor so we can have votes on that issue and the other issues."Senator Feinstein was reportedly disappointed, but she acknowledged the difficulty of attempting to pass the controversial legislation. Even if the ban were to pass the Senate the bill would in the Senator's words,
"...face the wonderful House of Representatives,"A sarcastic reference to the Republican controlled House of Representatives.