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Attorney General Eric Holder delivers the keynote address at the annual NAACP convention, Tuesday, July 16, 2013, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

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Attorney General Eric Holder delivers the keynote address at the annual NAACP convention, Tuesday, July 16, 2013, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

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Attorney General Eric Holder speaks at the Delta Sigma Thetas Social Action luncheon, part of the sorority's 51st National Convention in Washington, Monday, July 15, 2013. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Attorney General Eric Holder, the nation's top law enforcement official, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on May 15, 2013, before the House Judiciary Committee oversight hearing on the U.S. Department of Justice. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Attorney General Eric Holder, the nation's top law enforcement official, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on May 15, 2013, before the House Judiciary Committee oversight hearing on the U.S. Department of Justice. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Attorney General Eric Holder, the nation's top law enforcement official, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on May 15, 2013, before the House Judiciary Committee oversight hearing on the U.S. Department of Justice. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Attorney General Eric Holder, the nation's top law enforcement official, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on May 15, 2013, before the House Judiciary Committee oversight hearing on the U.S. Department of Justice. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Attorney General Eric Holder, the nation's top law enforcement official, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on May 15, 2013, before the House Judiciary Committee oversight hearing on the U.S. Department of Justice. (Associated Press)

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Attorney General Eric Holder attends the 50th anniversary remembrance ceremony for slain civil rights activist Medgar Evers, Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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Attorney General Eric Holder attends the 50th anniversary remembrance ceremony for slain civil rights activist Medgar Evers, Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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**FILE** Attorney General Eric Holder, the nation's top law enforcement official, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on May 15, 2013, before the House Judiciary Committee oversight hearing on the U.S. Department of Justice. (Associated Press)

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Attorney General Eric Holder speaks during a news conference in New Orleans, Thursday, June 28, 2012. The Obama administration and House Republicans refused to find a middle ground in a dispute over documents related to a botched gun-tracking operation, and the GOP plunged ahead with plans for precedent-setting votes Thursday to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in civil and criminal contempt of Congress. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)

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** FILE ** Attorney General Eric Holder listens as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on March 6, 2013, before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing "Oversight of the U.S. Department of Justice." (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Attorney General Eric Holder, the nation's top law enforcement official, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on May 15, 2013, before the House Judiciary Committee oversight hearing on the U.S. Department of Justice. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Attorney General Eric Holder listens as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on March 6, 2013, before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing "Oversight of the U.S. Department of Justice." (Associated Press)

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Attorney General Eric Holder acknowledges award recipients as he speaks during the Office of Inspector Generals annual awards ceremony on May 29, 2013, at the Justice Department in Washington. (Associated Press)

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Attorney General Eric Holder acknowledges award recipients as he speaks during the Office of Inspector Generals annual awards ceremony on May 29, 2013, at the Justice Department in Washington. (Associated Press)

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Attorney General Eric Holder acknowledges award recipients as he speaks during the Office of Inspector Generals annual awards ceremony on May 29, 2013, at the Justice Department in Washington. (Associated Press)

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"With regard to the potential prosecution of the press for the disclosure of material — that is not something I've ever been involved in, heard of, would think would be wise policy," Attorney General Eric Holder said in his May 15 testimony to Congress on the Justice Department's probe into media leaks.

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**FILE** Attorney General Eric Holder, the nation's top law enforcement official, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on May 15, 2013, before the House Judiciary Committee oversight hearing on the U.S. Department of Justice. (Associated Press)