The Justice Department did not immediately return a request for comment. But media outlets report that both Holder and sources close to Holder say he regrets the depth and breadth of the media probes and hopes to work with lawmakers to detail a new Justice Department policy going forward.
Holder is also setting up meetings with top journalists at major news publications starting this week, according to Politico.
"A source close to Holder said that in retrospect, he regrets the breadth and wording of the investigation involving Fox's James Rosen (which Holder approved) and recognizes that the subpoena for AP records (Holder had recused himself from that case) took in more phone lines than necessary," Politico said Wednesday.
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