Senate Minority Leader Harry ReidHarry Mason ReidDems walk tightrope on Pompeo nomination The Memo: Teens rankle the right with gun activism Dems to party: Go on offense with Trump’s alleged affairs 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.

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“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 McConnellRepublicans divided over legislation protecting Mueller The Hill's Morning Report: Inside the Comey memos Democrats mull audacious play to block Pompeo 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 GrassleyRepublicans divided over legislation protecting Mueller The Hill's Morning Report: Inside the Comey memos Grassley: McConnell doesn't control my committee 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."