Rep. Rahm Emanuel (D-Ill.) said that Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's (R) upcoming visit to the United Nations won't do much for her foreign policy credentials.

Palin is expected to visit the UN General Assembly and attend a protest Monday against the Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who will also be at the United Nations next week.

Emanuel, on MSNBC Tuesday, said: "To the notion that somehow if you brought Sarah Palin up to the U.N. to introduce her to people that was going to give her foreign policy credentials or a sense of the world, I think it only understates the fact is that Sen. [John] McCain in this moment of time in history has made a judgment call about a running mate that doesn't -- that in my view doesn't have the experience to be a part of this."

Emanuel, a backer of Barack Obama, added: