Rahm Emanuel is not a hard as nails political strongman. He’s a softie.
"I do know that I love working with him. I always say that he is perceived as this political operative, but he is a very serious policy person," Pelosi told Sweet during a roundtable interview just after healthcare reform became law.
Political writers spilled a lot of ink during the past few months discussing the merits of the pugnacious White House Chief of Staff.
Pelosi says the rumors are overblown.
"He's really a softie," said Madame Speaker.