Senator Dianne Feinstein of California will introduce an "assault weapons" ban today on Capitol Hill. Yesterday, Feinstein touted the announcement on Twitter:
Tomorrow I will introduce my assault weapons legislation. Weapons of war do not belong on our streets. #AWB2013
— Sen Dianne Feinstein (@SenFeinstein) January 24, 2013
And so did her Democratic colleague from Connecticut, Chris Murphy:
— Chris Murphy (@ChrisMurphyCT) January 23, 2013
Already CNN reporter Dana Bash is touting the introduction as "Must see tv." According to Bash, Senator Feinstein "will have lots of assault weapons at her big event calling for a ban. And yes, she got permission from dc."
Must see tv at 11a. I'm told difi will have lots of assault weapons at her big event calling for a ban. And yes, she got permission from dc
— Dana Bash (@DanaBashCNN) January 24, 2013