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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

Justice Department official Bruce Ohr has emerged as a pivotal player in the FBI's counterintelligence investigation, beginning in July 31, 2016, into the Trump campaign on suspicion of collusion with Russia. (Associated Press/File) ** FILE **

House Republicans may subpoena Nellie Ohr says lawmaker

One conservative House Republican said Thursday lawmakers may subpoena Nellie Ohr, the wife of embattled Justice Department official Bruce Ohr, for her possible role in compiling and distributing a salacious anti-Trump dossier. Published September 21, 2018

A makeshift memorial for Wendy Martinez grows outside a restaurant in Northwest D.C. Martinez was fatally stabbed in the Logan Circle neighborhood on Tuesday, Sept. 18, and Metropolitan Police announced the arrest of a suspect, Anthony Crawford, in a Sept. 20 news conference. (Jeff Mordock/The Washington Times)

Wendy Martinez stabbing: Suspect arrested

D.C. police announced Thursday the arrest of a 23-year-old Northwest man in the fatal stabbing of a female jogger Tuesday evening in Logan Circle -- an "unexplained, brutal attack" that shocked the neighborhood. Published September 20, 2018

Residents in the Logan Circle neighborhood placed a clutch flowers where a female jogger was fatally stabbed Tuesday night in the 1400 block of 11th Street NW. Police are offering a $25,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest of the man who stabbed Wendy K. Martinez, 35. (Photo by Jeff Mordock / The Washington Times)

D.C. police search for man who fatally stabbed Wendy K. Martinez

D.C. police were searching Wednesday for a man who fatally stabbed a female jogger Tuesday evening in Logan Circle — an apparently random attack that has shaken residents and businesses in the Northwest neighborhood. Published September 19, 2018

Attorney General Jeff Sessions talks about efforts to combat violent crime during a stop at the U.S. Attorney's Office Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in Kansas City, Mo.(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) ** FILE **

Jeff Sessions: Colleges, universities that stifle free speech are ‘bullies’

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Monday the Trump administration will stand up to "bullies on campus" who stifle free speech at colleges and universities, while a top Republican senator urged him to back up the tough talk with more legal action to support students snared by speech codes. Published September 17, 2018

In this Feb. 14, 2018, file photo, Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves the federal courthouse in Washington. A status hearing was scheduled Friday for Manafort amid reports that he was nearing a plea deal to avoid trial next week on charges stemming from work he did for pro-Russia political forces in Ukraine. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Paul Manafort faces additional charges ahead of hearing

Special counsel Robert Mueller filed a new document Friday laying out the evidence against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, presaging a looming guilty plea later in the day. Published September 14, 2018