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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. 19, 2017, file photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

Michael Cohen’s office raided by FBI

The FBI on Monday raided the office of Michael Cohen, President Trump's longtime personal attorney, provoking a bitter rebuke from the president that the special counsel's Russia probe had entered a "whole new level of unfairness." Published April 9, 2018

Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves the federal courthouse in Washington, Wednesday, April 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) ** FILE **

Paul Manafort denied bail in D.C. case

The federal judge overseeing the D.C. case against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort denied his request for bail Monday. Published April 9, 2018

FILE - In this Nov. 2016 file photo, the American Flag flies outside the Justice Department in Washington. A new team of federal agents is targeting online trafficking of illicit fentanyl, which is driving a rising number of overdose deaths across the U.S. Darknet drug sales are proving a challenge to law enforcement that can be more vexing than even drug cartels. The crackdown is part of the Trump administration’s tough approach to the drug crisis that some critics say resembles a return to failed drug war tactics. But there is bipartisan agreement on the need to do more against online drug dealing.  (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

Justice Department invites lawmakers to view 2016 election documents

As criticism mounted for its delay in providing documents to multiple congressional panels on FBI investigations of the 2016 presidential election, the Department of Justice has invited committee members to review the files at its headquarters. Published April 8, 2018

Screen capture of from the afternoon of Friday, April 6, 2018, showing the classified site as seized by federal authorities.

FBI seizes classified site Backpage

The federal government has shut down and the homes of the Arizona-based owners of the controversial website repeatedly accused of facilitating and even promoting prostitution and sex trafficking. Published April 6, 2018