By Christina Wilkie - 07/21/10 11:41 PM EDT
Las Vegas crooner Wayne Newton loves Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry ReidThe Trail 2016: 11 hours, 800 pages, 0 changed minds Senate faces critical vote on Puerto Rico Menendez rails against House Puerto Rico bill MORE (D-Nev.), a point he reiterated this week on Fox News Channel.
In the book, Reid noted that Newton is a Republican and that he appeared in an ad criticizing North Dakota Democratic Sens. Byron Dorgan and Kent Conrad for opposing a constitutional amendment on flag-burning.
Reid wrote, “When Dorgan heard that Wayne was going to perform at a fundraising event for me in Washington, D.C., he came to me with a message for Wayne. ‘Tell Wayne to go eff himself.’ ”
The Nevada lawmaker “dutifully delivered Dorgan’s message to Wayne, who got a hearty laugh out of it.”