Senate Minority Leader Harry ReidHarry ReidTop Lobbyists 2017: Grass roots Boehner confronted Reid after criticism from Senate floor GOP in uncharted territory rolling back rules through resolutions MORE (D-Nev.) in an interview broadcast Sunday said Republicans will lose Senate seats over their plans to block President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee, Merrick Garland.

“They're going to wind up, as a result of this, losing Senate seats they shouldn't have lost. I'm kind of glad they're doing it, but it's so foolish,” Reid said on NBC’s “Meet the Press.”

Reid said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellMcConnell expects Paul to return to Senate next week Former Hill staff calls for mandatory harassment training Gaming the odds of any GOP tax bill getting signed into law MORE (R-Ky.) is “leading his Senate over the cliff.”

“And I am telling everybody that's watching this, the senators aren't going to allow that.”

Reid pointed to Iowa, where Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck GrassleyCharles (Chuck) Ernest GrassleySenators push mandatory sexual harassment training for members, staff Senate panel to hold hearing on bump stocks, background checks Senate panel to hold hearing on bump stocks MORE (R) has “had 11 different editorials around that state, plus many law professors from the universities there in Iowa that have law schools say, 'What is wrong with you, Chuck?'"

Reid also said he doesn’t think Democrats in the future should do whatever it takes to prevent a Republican president from appointing a justice in the year before an election.

“Not only do I think they shouldn't do it, they wouldn't do it,” he said. "Whoever is elected president is elected for four years."