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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

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell sent a memo to team presidents saying the league needs to move past the controversy over national anthem protests. President Trump had taken issue with billions of taxpayer dollars that have subsidized the construction of professional sports stadiums. (Associated Press)

Donald Trump threatens NFL stadium tax breaks

President Trump escalated his battle with pro football players protesting the national anthem by urging the government Tuesday to end use of tax-exempt municipal bonds used to build or renovate National Football League stadiums. Published October 10, 2017

In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. Russia's communications watchdog has threatened to block access to Facebook next year if the company does not store its data locally. Alexander Zharov, chief of the Federal Communications Agency, told Russian news agencies on Tuesday Sept. 26, 2017, that they will work to "make Facebook comply with the law" on personal data which obliges foreign companies to store it in Russia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Russian Facebook ads: 70 million people may have seen them

Facebook estimates 10 million Americans saw the advertisements that Russian groups purchased to try to influence the presidential election last year, but analysts said that undersells the reach of the ads, which may have been seen by as many as 70 million. Published October 4, 2017

Minnesota Vikings who protest the national anthem are "spitting in the face of the people" who helped finance their new $500 million stadium, said state Rep. Steve Drazkowski, a Republican. (Associated Press/File)

NFL players’ protests risk stadium funding

American taxpayers shelled out billions of dollars to build the stadiums that National Football League players are now using to stage their kneel-down protests of the national anthem. Published September 28, 2017