The U.S. Department of Justice described a sting video in which a young white activist was offered Attorney General Eric Holder’s ballot as a “manufactured” example of “voter fraud.”

Video that James O’Keefe’s The Project Veritas released Monday morning shows a poll worker in Washington, D.C., offering Attorney General Eric Holder’s ballot to a voter ID activist.

Department of Justice spokeswoman Tracy Schmaler has not returned The Daily Caller’s requests for comment on Holder’s thoughts about how the lack of a federal voter ID law — Washington falls under federal voting law jurisdiction — could have led to Holder’s disenfranchisement by a white man.

Instead, an anonymous DOJ official went to left-leaning news website Talking Points Memo to respond to the story.

“It’s no coincidence that these so-called examples of rampant voter fraud consistently turn out to be manufactured ones,” the unnamed DOJ official told TPM.

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