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Sen. Feinstein: Biden laughed at me when I first proposed an assault weapons ban

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On MSNBC yesterday, Sen. Dianne Feinstein explained to host Andrea Mitchell that then-Senator Joe Biden laughed at her when she first proposed the assault weapons ban in 1994. At the time, Feinstein proposed the ban as an amendment to Biden’s crime bill. According to Feinstein, Biden – who at the time was Chair of the Judiciary Committee – said, ‘Dianne, you’re new here. Wait until the gunners...

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