Democratic Sen. Diane Feinstein is currently working on drafting legislation that would ban assault weapons, though the specifics of the measure are still unknown. Senate aides say her office is working with the White House on the measure, an indication the administration is prepared to endorse it. Vice President Joe Biden, who was tasked with meeting with interest groups and prepping recommendations for the president, will present his package to Obama Tuesday.
Biden said Thursday he saw broad support for universal background checks on all gun sales, increased support for gun safety programs, and the need to do "something about" high-capacity magazines, but did not mention an assault weapons ban.
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