Matthews Laments Holder Didn’t Get Glory for FIFA Indictments

‘Why didn’t Eric Holder grab this before he left? This is good stuff’

Matthews Laments Holder Didn’t Get Glory for FIFA Indictments (NewsBusters)

Leave it to MSNBC host Chris Matthews to inject an absurd political angle into a completely apolitical story involving international soccer. In the midst of a panel discussion about today's revelations regarding a Justice Department case against FIFA corruption, the Hardball host wondered why on Earth former Attorney General Eric Holder didn't stick around at the DOJ long enough to bask in the glow of the klieg lights at the press conference this morning announcing the corruption indictments. Instead, newly-installed Attorney General Loretta Lynch gets the credit and with it a measure of political capital, Matthews suggested.

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