"She can instruct everybody that works at TSA to smile and say, 'Hello,' " Reid said, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal. "People who work for our government have to be able to do it with a smile on their face."

The report said he learned that international travelers to the United States have complained about treatment by TSA workers. Reid spoke to reporters after a meeting with Interior Secretary Ken Salazar about how to boost tourism travel to the United States.