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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

Paul Manafort departs Federal District Court after a hearing, Thursday, April 19, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Paul Manafort plea deal talks broke down over Mueller's objections

Paul Manafort's legal team was in talks with federal prosecutors about a possible plea deal in the former Trump campaign chairman's upcoming Washington, D.C., trial, but those talks fell apart after special counsel Robert Mueller raised objections, according to a media report late Monday. Published August 27, 2018

Members of the defense team for Paul Manafort, including Richard Westling, left, Kevin Downing, Thomas Zehnle, walk to federal court as jury deliberations begin in the trial of the former Trump campaign chairman, in Alexandria, Va., Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

No verdict in Paul Manafort trial as jurors raise questions

Jurors in the criminal trial of Paul Manafort wrapped up their first day of deliberations Thursday with a series of questions for the judge, leaving the one-time Trump campaign chairman to wait at least one more day before learning his fate. Published August 16, 2018

Mueller's prosecutor: Manafort trial 'is a case about lies'

A federal prosecutor made his closing pitch to jurors in the Paul Manafort trial Wednesday morning, telling them that the one time Trump campaign chairman's financial records, emails and memos were "littered with lies." Published August 15, 2018

Members of the defense team for Paul Manafort, including Kevin Downing, left, Richard Westling, and Thomas Zehnle, walk to federal court as the trial of the former Trump campaign chairman continues, in Alexandria, Va., Monday, Aug. 13, 2018.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Defense strategy unknown as prosecution rests in Paul Manafort trial

Prosecutors with special counsel Robert Mueller's office rested their case Monday afternoon in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. But the strategy of Mr. Manafort's attorneys, who are scheduled to present their case Tuesday morning, remains unknown. Defense attorneys have not indicated whether they will present any evidence or call any witnesses. Published August 13, 2018