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GOP Rep. says Cheney will rot in hell

North Carolina Republican Rep. Walter Jones joked Saturday that if Congress won't hold former Vice President Dick Cheney accountable for the Iraq war, God will, sending the hawkish veep to hell.

"Congress will not hold anyone to blame. Lyndon Johnson's probably rotting in hell right now because of the Vietnam War, and he probably needs to move over for Dick Cheney," Jones, a libertarian who is often critical of the war in Afghanistan, told a Young Americans for Liberty conference in Raleigh this weekend.

Jones also called the use of drones in targeted killing "absolutely unconstitutional," warning the autonomous aircraft could be used against Americans in the future. "When that drone comes to America from a foreign country, we're going to wonder what in the hell hit us. It was a drone," he said.

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