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Jeff Mordock

Jeff Mordock is the White House 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

The FBI's J. Edgar Hoover Headquarters, across the street from the Justice Department in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

Only 16 percent of federal law enforcement investigators are women

Women are underrepresented and rarely promoted at four of the nation's most renowned law enforcement agencies, making up just 16 percent of the ranks of criminal investigators, the Justice Department's inspector general said in a report Tuesday. Published June 26, 2018

Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., center, chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, walks to the House chamber at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, June 21, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) ** FILE **

Mark Meadows calls DOJ spygate letter ‘creative writing’

A Department of Justice letter insisting it had complied with conservative lawmakers' demands to turn over documents related to the FBI's use of confidential informants to meet with Trump campaign figures is "an art form in creative writing," Rep. Mark Meadows, North Carolina Republican, said Tuesday on Twitter. Published June 26, 2018

Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif. speaks during a House Ways and Means Committee hearing on possible tariffs and the effect on the U.S. economy and jobs, Thursday, April 12, 2018 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Devin Nunes rebuffed by Justice Department on document request

The Department of Justice on Monday rebuffed a deadline set by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, California Republican, to provide more information about the FBI's use of confidential informants while investigating President Trump's 2016 campaign. Published June 25, 2018

Paul Manafort, a former Trump campaign chairman, got no help from District Court Judge T.S. Ellis III on his motion to dismiss an indictment because the purported conduct had nothing to do with the 2016 presidential election. In denying the petition, the judge defined "any link" to Russia as "indirect link." (Associated Press/File)

Paul Manafort appeals jailing, dismissal of civil suit

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort on Monday appealed a federal judge's decision to jail him on charges that he attempted to influence the testimony of two potential witnesses against him. Published June 25, 2018

President Donald Trump speaks at a roundtable discussion on tax reform Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Trump questions DOJ on spy documents as deadline looms

President Trump on Monday questioned why the Justice Department and FBI have not given Congress all the documents related to an FBI informant contacting members of his campaign in 2016. Published June 25, 2018