McCain, NRA president: Assault weapons ban won’t pass Congress
Both Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and NRA President David Keene predicted that an assault weapons ban will not make it through Congress.
On CBS' "Face The Nation," McCan said that he doesn't think an assault weapons ban, like the one introduced by Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., would pass, nor should it.
And appearing on CNN, Keene told Candy Crawley that he thinks legislation to ban assault weapons will fail: "I would say that the likelihood is that they are not going to be able to get an assault weapons ban through this congress."
Keene added that he thinks Joe Biden did not seriously want to hear the NRA's proposals when they were invited to the White House. "We suspect that all he wanted to do was to say he talked to us, and now they're going to go forward and do the things they wanted to do."