President Obama said on Monday night at an event near Las Vegas that he feels refreshed after his vacation and is ready to “deal with the crazies” with the help of Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV).
Obama paid tribute to Reid in the senator’s home state following a vacation in Martha’s Vineyard. He said he was “a little feisty” after his break.
“It’s hard for me to express how much I love Harry Reid but it’s easier to do it in a room of people who love Harry Reid,” Obama said, according to a pool report. “Harry and I drove over here together and we were doing a little reminiscing, and then figuring out how we’re going to deal with the crazies in terms of managing some problems. And then we talked about riding off into the sunset together.”
Reid announced his support for Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran on Sunday. Reid’s support makes it difficult for Congress to pass a veto of the deal.
Obama, who spent more than two weeks in Martha’s Vineyard with his family, told the group Monday night that he was returning to DC “refreshed.”
“I’m coming off a couple of weeks of family time. I feel refreshed, renewed, recharged, a little feisty,” Obama said, according to the report. “And ready to roll up my sleeves and get to work, because we still have a lot of work facing this country.”