This is very very strange. This administration is turning more and more into a joke. The attorney general is now our globe trotting chief World Cup lobbyist? The only explanation I can think of is that this is a cover for Holders true reason for going to Switzerland. Twitter / Mark Knoller: Attorney General Holder he ... Twitter / Mark Knoller: Perhaps we'll find out mor ... Attorney General Holder heads to Zurich, Switzerland tomorrow to lobby to bring the World Cup to the U.S. in 2022. Justice Dept. says Holder is making the trip to Zurich at the request of Pres. Obama to show US commitment to host World Cup in 2022. Pres. Obama lost U.S. effort in '09 to host 2016 Summer Olympics. WH hopes Holder's mission to Zurich doesn't end up a Swiss miss.