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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

In this Sept. 27, 2018, photo, then-White House counsel Don McGahn listens as Supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Rep. Jerrold Nadler, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed McGahn for testimony following the release of the report from special counsel Robert Mueller. (Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP) ** FILE **

Don McGahn subpoenaed by House Judiciary Committee

Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee subpoenaed former White House counsel Don McGahn on Monday, requiring he appear in front of Congress by the end of next month. Published April 22, 2019

Nearly half of the redactions in the special counsel's report appear to be where prosecutors wanted to shield ongoing cases that spun out of Robert Mueller's work but were apparently not central to his mandate to investigate Russia's election-meddling and whether President Trump obstructed the ensuing probe. (Associated Press)

Redactions next Mueller report battle for Democrats

Nearly 1,000 black marks dot special counsel Robert Mueller's report, each a redaction of information the Justice Department says shouldn't be made public -- tantalizing morsels about what else might be lurking. Published April 21, 2019

President Donald Trump, stops to look across the tarmac as he greets supporters upon his arrival at Palm Beach International Airport, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in West Palm Beach, Fla. Trump traveled to Florida to spend the Easter weekend as his Mar-a-Lago estate. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Mueller report produces damning exoneration of Donald Trump

Special counsel Robert Mueller's 22-month investigation produced a damning exoneration of President Trump, finding that he did not conspire with Russia to subvert the 2016 election but did repeatedly attempt to shape the follow-up probes themselves with threats to fire investigators or cajole witnesses. Published April 18, 2019

In special counsel Robert Mueller's 448-page report, Mr. Mueller found 14 other cases for prosecutors to pursue, though the details were largely redacted. The Cohen and Craig cases are already known, but the remaining 12 are a mystery. (Associated Press)

Mueller report finds 14 other cases for prosecutors to pursue

Special counsel Robert Mueller may not have found a Russia-Trump conspiracy, but he did find plenty of other potential crime during his sprawling 22-month investigation, farming out 14 cases to other prosecutors to pursue. Published April 18, 2019

FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2018, file photo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions pauses during a news conference at the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

Robert Mueller mulled prosecuting Jeff Sessions for perjury

Special counsel Robert Mueller's team considering prosecuting former Attorney General Jeff Sessions for perjury, but declined saying there was not enough evidence he knowingly gave false answers to Congress. Published April 18, 2019

A view of Trump Tower, left, on New York's Fifth Avenue is seen in this Aug. 27, 2018, file photo. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File) **FILE**

Trump misleading public on Trump Tower meeting is not obstruction: Mueller report

President Trump directed his communications team three separate times to mislead the public over the reasons for the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting with a Russian attorney who promised dirt on Hillary Clinton. But those falsehoods don't amount to an obstruction of justice, special counsel Robert Mueller concluded in his report to the Justice Department. Published April 18, 2019

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President Trump despaired after Mueller appointment

When Robert Mueller was appointed in 2017 to probe President Trump, the president saw it as a catastrophe of colossal proportions, saying it marked "the end of my presidency," according to the special counsel's final report. Published April 18, 2019

In this Feb. 1, 2019, photo, President Donald Trump speaks during an event on human trafficking in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci) **FILE**

Trump’s answers to Mueller: No knowledge of Russian efforts

President Trump was joking when he publicly begged WikiLeaks to find Hillary Clinton's emails, and doesn't recall ever being told that associates of his were talking with WikiLeaks, the president told the special counsel's investigation probing the 2016 election. Published April 18, 2019

Attorney General William Barr speaks alongside Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, right, and Deputy Attorney General Ed O'Callaghan, rear left, about the release of a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's report during a news conference, Thursday, April 18, 2019, at the Department of Justice in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

William Barr: Robert Mueller found no Russia conspiracy

Special counsel Robert Mueller found no evidence that any American -- neither on the Trump campaign or otherwise -- conspired with the Russian government or its operatives to interfere in the 2016 election, Attorney General William Barr announced Thursday. Published April 18, 2019