Hill.TV's Saagar Enjeti warns Biden's Iraq record could be general election issue

Hill.TV host Saagar Enjeti warned Monday that former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenThe Hill's Campaign Report: Runoff elections in Texas, Alabama set for Tuesday Biden campaign slams White House attacks on Fauci as 'disgusting' Biden lets Trump be Trump MORE’s support of the Iraq War would undoubtably be an issue in the general election if he becomes the Democratic nominee.

“This is not just an issue to be litigated in the Democratic Primary,” Enjeti said. “If Biden is the nominee, it will be a general election issue.”

“Trump savaged Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonHillicon Valley: Wells Fargo tells employees to delete TikTok from work phones | Google, Facebook join legal challenge to ICE foreign students rule | House Republican introduces bills to bolster federal cybersecurity Biden lets Trump be Trump 4 Texas GOP congressional primary runoffs to watch MORE’s vote for the war in Iraq, her role in the decision to withdrawal from Iraq in 2011 and the decision to bomb Libya," he continued. "Well guess who was also at the Situation Room table when all those decisions were made and arguably bears even more responsibility for them: [former] Vice President Joe Biden.”

Biden has faced increasing attacks from Democratic rivals over his support of the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

Jeff Weaver, a senior advisor to the campaign of Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersOVERNIGHT ENERGY: EPA declines to tighten smog standards amid pressure from green groups | Democrats split on Trump plan to use development funds for nuclear projects| Russian mining giant reports another fuel spill in Arctic Biden lets Trump be Trump Democrats split on Trump plan to use development funds for nuclear projects MORE (I-Vt.), said in a statement that it is “appalling” that Biden “still refused to admit he was dead wrong on the Iraq War.”

"Unlike 23 of his Senate colleagues who got it right, Biden made explicitly clear that he was voting for war, and even after the war started, he boasted that he didn’t regret it,” Weaver said in a statement over the weekend.

Former Secretary of State John KerryJohn Forbes KerryWe haven't seen how low it can go OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Sanders-Biden climate task force calls for carbon-free power by 2035 | Park Police did not record radio transmissions during June 1 sweep of White House protesters | Court upholds protections for Yellowstone grizzly bears Biden-Sanders 'unity task force' rolls out platform recommendations MORE, who has endorsed Biden for the White House, on Sunday came to his defense.

“I think Bernie is regrettably distorting Joe’s record,” Kerry said Sunday on “Face the Nation.”

“He doesn’t have what Joe Biden has, which is eight years of sitting on the National Security Council and demonstrating his judgment,” he added.