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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

FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2018, file photo, Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves the federal courthouse in Washington. Special counsel Robert Mueller has turned up the heat on Manafort, threatening new criminal charges for witness tampering and asking a judge to put him in jail while he awaits trial (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, file)

Paul Manafort’s attorneys fight back against obstruction charges

Attorneys for Paul Manafort on Friday accused special counsel Robert Mueller of manufacturing witness-tampering claims to pressure business associates of the former Trump campaign chief into perjuring themselves at his upcoming trial. Published June 9, 2018

The Defense Intelligence Agency headquarters building in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

Ron Rockwell Hansen arrested, accused of being Chinese spy

A former defense intelligence officer was arrested Saturday for attempting to sell U.S. defense information to the Chinese government, the Department of Justice said Monday. Ron Rockwell Hansen, 58, of Syracuse, Utah, held a Top Secret clearance for many years at the Defense Intelligence Agency, which provides information to policy makers and others at the Department of Defense. Published June 4, 2018

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions delivers remarks as the keynote speaker at the Michigan Chapter of the Federalist Society's Annual Dinner & Grano Award Presentation at the Inn at St. John's, in Plymouth, Mich., Thursday, May 31, 2018. (David Guralnick/Detroit News via AP)

Justice Department to add 300 new prosecutors

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is adding more than 300 new prosecutors across the country to combat the opioid crisis, violent crime and illegal immigration, the Justice Department announced Monday. Published June 4, 2018