Sen. Dianne FeinsteinDianne Emiel FeinsteinHouston police chief excoriates McConnell, Cornyn and Cruz on gun violence Life after Yucca Mountain: The time has come to reset US nuclear waste policy Giffords, Demand Justice to pressure GOP senators to reject Trump judicial pick MORE (D-Calif.) is seeking to "hotline" her bill to punish those caught scalping inauguration tickets, working to garner support for a voice vote on the Senate floor.

Feinstein, who chairs the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies, introduced the bill today.

"The inauguration of the president is one of the most important rituals of our democracy," Feinstein said The chance to witness this event should not be bought and sold like tickets to a football game,