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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

(From right): James Blake, a former professional tennis player, the Rev. Al Sharpton and Patrick Yoes, national president of the Fraternal Order of Police, testify during the House Judiciary Committee hearing titled "Oversight Hearing on Policing Practices," in Rayburn Building on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call via AP Images) ** FILE **

Al Sharpton, Matt Gaetz clash at police brutality hearing

The debate over race and policing exploded into a shouting match in a Capitol Hill hearing room Thursday when the Rev. Al Sharpton was confronted about bigoted statements regarding Jewish people, white people and black people. Published September 19, 2019

Cynthia Miller-Idriss, director of International Training and Education Program, School of Education, American University, from left, together with other witnesses Christian Picciolini and Sharon Nazarian, speaks during a House Subcommittee on Intelligence and Counterterrorism hearing on "meeting the challenge of white nationalist terrorism at home and abroad" on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

White supremacists connecting, recruiting through digital platforms

White supremacist terrorism has become an international threat as nationalists in America and Europe are connecting online to push their hateful ideology a group of experts said Wednesday in testimony before two congressional panels. Published September 18, 2019

Corey Lewandowski, the former campaign manager for President Donald Trump, isa sworn in to testify to the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Corey Lewandowski hearing erupts in chaos over Mueller report

Chaos and confusion erupted at a House Judiciary Committee hearing Tuesday as former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski demanded a copy of ex-special counsel Robert Mueller's report before answering questions. Published September 17, 2019

In this March 8, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, right, and his lawyer Peter Chavkin, left, arrive to meet behind closed doors with the House Intelligence Committee, at the Capitol in Washington. Lewandowski, is expected to testify publicly before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, Sept. 17, in what the panel is labeling its first official impeachment hearing. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) **FILE**

Corey Lewandowski blasts Democrats in opening remarks

Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski will offer a vigorous defense of the president when he testifies before the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday, according to opening remarks obtained by The Washington Times. Published September 17, 2019

In this May 10, 2018, file photo, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., gestures while responding to a question during a news conference in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)

Cyrus Vance Jr. subpoenas Donald Trump tax returns

The Manhattan District Attorney's Office has subpoenaed eight years of President Trump's personal and corporate tax returns as part of its investigation into hush money payments to two women who said they had affairs with the president. Published September 16, 2019

In this Dec. 11, 2018, file photo, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao speaks during a major infrastructure investment announcement at transportation headquarters in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) ** FILE **

Elaine Chao ethics probe heats up in House

The House Oversight and Reform Committee stepped up its conflict of interest investigation into Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, demanding Monday that she turn over documents related to communications with her family's shipping business. Published September 16, 2019