MSNBC "Morning Joe" host Mika Brzezinski used a portion of an interview with former White House adviser Valerie Jarrett to pine for the days that Barack Obama was the head of the Democratic Party.

"Could you do a favor for me?" Brzezinski said at the end of her interview that aired Thursday morning. "Could you ask President Obama something for me? Could he come back and save the party and tell them what to do?"

Jarrett laughed and said that Obama right now is working to find "the Barack Obama 2.0s" and a new generation of leaders to take his place.

Jarrett also admitted that she had not anticipated the 2016 election outcome but said the Democratic Party should not focus on rebuilding itself and "creating a big and inclusive tent."

Brzezinski is an outspoken critic of President Trump and has said she voted for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election.