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Jeff Mordock

Jeff Mordock is the Justice Department reporter for The Washington Times. A native of Newtown, Pennsylvania, he previously worked for Gannett and has won awards from both the Delaware Press Association and the Maryland Delaware D.C. Press Association. He is a graduate of George Washington University and can be reached at

Articles by Jeff Mordock

In this May 14, 2013, file photo, the Department of Justice headquarters building in Washington is photographed early in the morning. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)

DOJ watchdog finds 'numerous failures' in COVID-19 response at Louisiana prison

A federal prison in Louisiana failed to contain the spread of the deadly coronavirus because officials waited too long to screen inmates and ignored federal guidelines requiring asymptomatic inmates to be quarantined, the Justice Department watchdog said in a scathing report Tuesday. Published November 17, 2020

More than 130 Secret Service agents isolated because COVID-19 exposure

More than 130 Secret Service agents assigned to protect President Trump or the White House have been ordered to isolate after they tested positive for COVID-19 or came into close contact with someone who was infected, according to a media Friday. Published November 13, 2020