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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

Agent William J. Barnett said the allegation that Michael Flynn, President Trump's first national security adviser, had done something inappropriate with a Russian-born scholar made no sense. (Associated Press)

Trump grants 'full pardon' to Flynn

President Trump on Wednesday pardoned his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, who had pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI in a case brought by special counsel Robert Mueller. Published November 25, 2020

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