Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry Mason ReidThe Supreme Court vacancy — yet another congressional food fight Trump seeks to turn around campaign with Supreme Court fight On The Trail: Battle over Ginsburg replacement threatens to break Senate MORE (D-Nev.) chided Republicans for meeting with former Vice President Dick Cheney on Tuesday, saying his advice on Iraq is useless.


“Please, taking advise from Dick Cheney? That’s a terrifying prospect,” Reid said on the Senate floor Wednesday. “Dick Chaney is more responsible than anyone else for the worst foreign policy decision in history of the country — the invasion of Iraq.”

Reid said the War in Iraq contributed to instability in the region and the uprising of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), a terrorist group that has taken swaths of land in the region and killed two American journalists.

“I am amazed — amazed — that some members of Congress want to rush to war,” Reid said. “How did that work out for us last time — not so well. … The Bush-Cheney strategy of rushing into conflict doesn’t work.”

Reid urged lawmakers to wait until after President Obama’s speech to the nation at 9 p.m. on Wednesday and a lawmaker briefing on Thursday before rushing to judgment.