Reid: This is not ‘get even time’

Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry Mason ReidDems open to killing filibuster in next Congress Webb: Questions for Robert Mueller Steyer's impeachment solution is dead wrong MORE (D-Nev.) says he will work with Republicans when he's in the minority, vowing it will not be “get-even time.”

Reid said Democrats, who lost the Senate in the midterm elections, will not operate the way Republicans did as the minority party, accusing them of obstruction.

"We want to legislate. We’re not for stalling," he told reporters Thursday.

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Reid, who will be minority leader in the next Congress, also brushed back at GOP criticism of his management of the Senate. Republicans say Reid blocked votes on crucial measures.

"Anyone thinking that I stopped votes from occurring is just simply not valid," he said.

Reid also announced Thursday that Sens. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenNew CDC overdose estimates are nothing to celebrate 2020 Democrats react to 'send her back' chants at Trump rally Democratic Houston councilwoman announces Senate bid MORE (D-Mass.) and Amy KlobucharAmy Jean Klobuchar2020 Democrats react to 'send her back' chants at Trump rally Democrats warm to idea of studying reparations Bullock makes CNN debate stage MORE (D-Minn.) are joining his leadership team.

Asked what Warren would do, Reid responded, "I expect her to be Elizabeth Warren."

He praised Klobuchar for working across party lines.