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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

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks to the media before departing from al-Bateen Air Base in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, as U.S. special representative on Iran Brian Hook, left, listens. (Mandel Ngan/Pool via AP)

Mike Pompeo on Donald Trump-Ukraine call: Reports

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was on the July 25 phone call between President Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelesnky, multiple outlets reported Monday. Published September 30, 2019

Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire takes his seat before testifying before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Adam Schiff to acting DNI Joe Maguire: ‘You stood silent’

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam B. Schiff took a pointed shot at spymaster Joseph Maguire Thursday as the panel began grilling the acting Director of National Intelligence about President Trump's phone call with his Ukranian counterpart. Published September 26, 2019

President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the InterContinental Barclay New York hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Donald Trump-Ukraine transcript shows no ‘quid pro quo’

President Trump did not explicitly pressure the president of Ukraine for an investigation of Democratic front-runner Joseph R. Biden and his son in exchange for promised U.S. military aid, according to a government transcript released Wednesday. Published September 25, 2019

In this April 25, 2006, file photo, John Durham speaks to reporters on the steps of U.S. District Court in New Haven, Conn. (AP Photo/Bob Child, File)

John Durham probing Ukraine as part of Trump-Russia investigation origins

U.S. Attorney John Durham is investigating Ukraine's role in potential 2016 election interference, the Justice Department confirmed Wednesday, the same day transcripts showed that President Trump's famous call to the Ukrainian president centered around that country's possible aid in a probe of a missing Democratic email server. Published September 25, 2019

President Donald Trump hangs up the phone after talking with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, in the Oval Office of the White House, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, in Washington. Trump is announcing a trade "understanding" with Mexico that could lead to an overhaul of the North American Free Trade Agreement.Trump made the announcement Monday in the Oval Office, with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto joining by speakerphone.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Justice Department clears Trump of wrongdoing on Ukraine call

The Justice Department's Criminal Division has already investigated President Trump's conversation with the Ukrainian president about Joseph R. Biden and concluded Mr. Trump did not violate campaign finance laws, officials announced Wednesday. Published September 25, 2019