Sen. Dianne FeinsteinDianne Emiel FeinsteinDemocratic lawmakers demand government stop deporting unaccompanied children DOJ probing stock transactions made by lawmakers ahead of coronavirus crisis: report Lobbying frenzy connected to stimulus sparks backlash MORE (D-Calif.) is warning Bernie SandersBernie SandersTop Democratic super PACs team up to boost Biden Poll: Biden leads Sanders by 22 points GE employees urge company to use laid-off workers to make ventilators MORE against inspiring the type of chaos that plagued the 1968 Democratic convention.

“It worries me a great deal,” she said  Wednesday on CNN. "I don’t want to go back to the '68 convention because I worry about what it does to the electorate as a whole. And he should too.”


The 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago was marred by violent clashes between protesters and police.

Nevada’s state Democratic convention Saturday erupted in turmoil when Sanders supporters began loudly protesting the results and booing Sen. Barbara BoxerBarbara Levy BoxerPolls show big bounce to Biden ahead of Super Tuesday Sanders poised for big Super Tuesday Establishment Democrats rallying behind Biden MORE (D-Calif.) as she spoke.

The Nevada State Democratic Party on Monday said Sanders’s backers may instigate “actual violence” at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia this summer.

Sanders on Tuesday called such accusations “nonsense,” adding that the Nevada Democratic Party had unfairly impeded his presidential campaign.

“The Democratic leadership used its power to prevent a fair and transparent process from taking place,” he said in statement.

“If the Democratic Party is to be successful in November, it is imperative that all state parties treat our campaign supporters with fairness and the respect that they have earned.” 

Feinstein on Wednesday said that Sanders’s remarks were too lenient after the severity of last weekend’s events.

“That was the time to send a full-throated message to his followers that we don’t do this kind of things,” said Feinstein, who has previously endorsed Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonJuan Williams: Mueller, one year on Biden tops Trump by 9 points in Fox News poll With VP pick, Biden can't play small ball in a long ball world MORE.

"This kind of thing is antithetical to the process that is set out before us. If we don’t like the process, we should work to change it.”

Nevada Democratic Chairwoman Roberta Lange on Wednesday asked Sanders to apologize for his supporters' actions.