Nightly News   |  April 24, 2014

Caroline Kennedy Wants to See Hillary Run in 2016

America’s new ambassador to Japan, Caroline Kennedy, said in an interview with NBC News’ Chuck Todd that she can foresee supporting Hillary Clinton in 2016.

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>>> an interesting and admittedly briefly tense exchange between our political director and chief correspondent chuck it'd and the new ambassador to japan, caroline kennedy . chuck is in japan traveling with the president on his four-nation asia tour and put a political question to ambassador kennedy about a potential hillary clinton run for the white house after she forcefully supported president obama back in '08.

>> can you foresee yourself supporting hillary clinton in 2016 if she chooses to win?

>> can i foresee myself?

>> yeah.

>> sure.

>> would you like to see her run?

>> i would like to see her run if that's what she wants to do. i think she would be great.

>> because the last time you didn't support her, that's why i was just curious if this time you want her to do it and would be behind her.

>> yeah, i just said that. that's great. yeah. that would be great.