Feinstein herself learned the news after a meeting with Reid. “My understanding is it will not be [part of the base bill],” Feinstein told Politico. “It will be separate.”
When Politico asked why the decision was made, Feinstein responded: “You will have to ask him [Reid]."
Though the ban will be introduced as a separate amendment, its chances of being passed now are very unlikely, The Washington Post reported.