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Jeff Mordock

Jeff Mordock is the Justice Department 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 [email protected].

Articles by Jeff Mordock

President Barack Obama meets with President-elect Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on Nov. 10, 2016. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Senate committee approves subpoenas, depositions for Obama DOJ officials

The Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee voted along party lines Wednesday to authorize subpoenas for Obama-era Justice Department officials, including Andrew McCabe and Bruce Ohr, for its probes into the origins of the FBI's Russia collusion investigation and the "unmasking" of former Trump adviser Michael Flynn. Published September 16, 2020

Multiple groups, including Rose City Antifa, the Proud Boys and conservative activist Haley Adams protest in downtown Portland, Ore., Saturday, June 29, 2019. (Dave Killen/The Oregonian via AP)

Republicans targeted with violence, threats as Election Day looms

A disturbing increase in threats and violence aimed at Republicans has stoked fears that the American political process is crumbling, which conservatives blame on the left fanning anti-Trump fervor into an out-of-control political blaze. Published September 14, 2020

In this May 15, 2009, photo, then-acting U.S. Attorney Nora Dannehy leaves law offices in Washington. Dannehy, a federal prosecutor who was helping lead the investigation into the origins of the Trump-Russia probe, has resigned from the Justice Department. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari) **FILE**

Top aide in Durham investigation abruptly resigns: Report

A Connecticut prosecutor who is a top aide to U.S. Attorney John Durham in his investigation into the origins of the Russian collusion probe has abruptly resigned, a local newspaper reported Friday. Published September 11, 2020

U.S. Attorney General William Barr speaks at a news conference, Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, in Phoenix, where he announced the results of a crackdown on international drug trafficking. (AP Photo/Bob Christie)

AG Barr praises law enforcement on 9/11 anniversary

Attorney General William P. Barr on Friday highlighted the heroics of law enforcement officials, many of whom lost their lives while trying to save civilians at the World Trade Center and other locations, as he commemorated the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Published September 11, 2020

Chicago Bears wide receiver Joshua Bellamy (15) sits on the bench with his helmet off during the regular season game against the Green Bay Packers, Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018, in Chicago. The Bears defeated the Packers 24-17. (AP Photo/Michael McGinnis) **FILE**

Ex-NFL player Joshua Bellamy charged with PPP fraud

Former New York Jets wide receiver Joshua Bellamy was charged Thursday for fraudulently obtaining a Paycheck Protection Program loan and spending the money on luxury items, including Gucci, Dior and dropping $63,000 at a Florida casino, the Justice Department said. Published September 10, 2020