Democratic former Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe, who plans to run for the presidency himself, told MSNBC's Hallie Jackson that Clinton will "never be on the ballot again".
Clinton would, of course, know it was Holder who said that. "That doesn't mean people don't think the world of her".
But after Swisher noted the slight hesitation, Clinton seemed to reconsider her response, saying that a major task of the next Democratic president will be improving the global standing of the United States.
Dana Perino said Clinton's comments show that she wants to be in the Oval Office, but does not want to go through the process of getting there.
"The work would be work that I feel very well-prepared for having been in the Senate for eight years, having been a diplomat in the State Department", Clinton said.
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"I have no idea, Kara, but I'm going to - I am not even going to think about it until we get through this November 6 election, about what's going to happen after that", she said. "They have no idea what the United States stands for, what we're likely to do, what we think is important", she said. Kamala Harris (D., Calif), Sen.
"Well that was Eric Holder", Clinton shot back, deadpanning a beat later, "Yeah, I know they all look alike".
"We are never going to be okay with all of this raciism, thinking people are saying something when they aren't and those who are saying something bad". It shows Clinton getting interviewed on Friday on a stage in NY, by Kara Swisher of the tech news site Recode.
Clinton, however, refused to offer any endorsement, saying she was instead focused on the current midterms and with so many potential presidential candidates, she didn't want to get ahead of the race.
"I adore him", Clinton said.
The backing for Clinton among the Democrats seems to be fading as well, mostly because despite her loss she remained in the spotlight.