Pelosi confided that her counterpart in the Senate, Majority Leader Reid, has little patience for jawboning.
jawbone jaw·bone (jô'bōn')
The maxilla or, especially, the mandible.
Strong exhortation; potent oral pressure: The technique was called ''jawboning.'' Lyndon Johnson and Mr Nixon used it (1960s+)
An exclamation of indifference, nonchalance, etc: ''Ishkabibble,'' or ''I should worry''/It was a pretty abrupt transition from la belle epoque into the Space Age, but ish kabibble
[1921+; origin unknown; perhaps an alteration of Yiddish nit or nisht gefidlt; apparently introduced and perhaps coined by the comedienne Fanny Brice]