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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

In this Dec. 18, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump's former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn arrives at federal court in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

Judge sets Wednesday status hearing in Michael Flynn case

A federal judge on Friday scheduled a status conference in the case of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn just hours after prosecutors and defense counsel asked to postpone sentencing. Published June 14, 2019

In this Dec. 1, 2017, photo, former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn leaves federal court in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) **FILE**

Flynn attorney, prosecutors ask to delay sentencing

Prosecutors and defense counsel asked a federal judge Friday to postpone the sentencing of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn so he can continue cooperating with the government, according to a court filing. Published June 14, 2019

In this Feb. 1, 2017, file photo, then-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn speaks during the daily news briefing at the White House, in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) ** FILE **

House intelligence committee subpoenas Rick Gates, Michael Flynn

The House intelligence committee on Thursday subpoenaed former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates for documents and testimony as the panel ramps up its own investigation into contacts between Russia and campaign officials. Published June 13, 2019

Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., speaks at a House intelligence committee hearing on national security implications of climate change on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) ** FILE **

Adam Schiff vows to subpoena FBI over Russia investigation

House intelligence committee Chairman Adam B. Schiff threatened Wednesday to subpoena the FBI to divulge its plans to combat Russian interference in elections, saying the bureau for two years has stonewalled his attempts to find out the latest goings-on. Published June 12, 2019

House Oversight and Reform Committee Chair Elijah Cummings, D-Md., leads a meeting to call for subpoenas after a career official in the White House security office says dozens of people in President Donald Trump's administration were granted security clearances despite "disqualifying issues" in their backgrounds, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 2, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) ** FILE **

Second House committee announces contempt vote on William Barr

House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings on Monday announced a new vote this week to recommend holding Attorney General William P. Barr in contempt of Congress, saying he's being stonewalled in trying to get answers about the citizenship question on the 2020 census. Published June 10, 2019

Attorney General William Barr, gestures as he speaks during a graduation ceremony for students of the Federal Bureau of Investigations National Academy at the FBI training facility in Quantico, Va., Friday, June 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

DOJ strikes deal to give some Mueller documents to House committee

The Justice Department has agreed to turn over some of the underlying evidence from special counsel Robert Mueller's report, including files used to assess whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee said Monday. Published June 10, 2019

In this Dec. 18, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump's former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn arrives at federal court in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

Federal judge approves Flynn firing his lawyers

A federal judge on Friday approved a request by Michael Flynn's former attorneys to withdraw from the case surrounding President Trump's former national security adviser. Published June 7, 2019