March 19th, 2013
10:11 PM ET

Reid caves on gun bill, shelving Feinstein's assault weapons ban

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Tuesday that the assault weapons ban introduced by his Democratic colleague Sen. Dianne Feinstein will not pass.

"I am not going to try to put something on the floor that won't succeed. I want something that will succeed. I think the worst of all worlds would be to bring something to the floor and it dies there." Sen. Reid said.

Senate leader says new weapons ban won't pass

Did Reid really want it to succeed in the first place?

OutFront tonight: CNN contributors David Frum, former speechwriter to president George W. Bush, and Paul Begala, former counselor to president Bill Clinton.

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soundoff (One Response)
  1. Joey at Purdue Univ

    "It is up to us to put forth a historically insignificant bill that accomplishes nothing." Sen. Harry Reid (via The Onion)

    March 20, 2013 at 11:59 pm | Reply

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