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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 jmordock@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by Jeff Mordock

White House press secretary Jen Psaki speaks during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

White House: Biden may delay Europe trip to get spending deal

White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Wednesday expressed confidence that President Biden could still reach a deal with Democratic lawmakers on his economic agenda before he leaves for Europe on Thursday. Published October 27, 2021

White House National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan speaks during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) **FILE**

White House dismisses need for agenda deal ahead of climate conference

National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan on Tuesday dismissed the idea that President Biden needs to reach a deal on his economic agenda, which includes several key provisions to combat climate change, before he departs for Europe later this week to attend a climate change conference. Published October 26, 2021

In this Nov. 22, 1963 file photo, President John F. Kennedy rides in a motorcade with his wife Jacqueline moments before he was shot and killed in Dallas. Texas Governor and Mrs. John Connally are also in the car. Video footage of Kennedy's motorcade as it drove slowly through Dallas marked an entire generation and has been the source of plenty of conspiracy theories since. (AP Photo, File)  **FILE**

Biden delays release of secret JFK assassination documents

President Biden late Friday signed an order again delaying the public release of records related to the assassination of President Kennedy, saying the COVID-19 pandemic slowed the review process. Published October 23, 2021

President Joe Biden stops to talk with reporters before boarding Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021. Biden is traveling to his hometown of Scranton, Pa., to talk about infrastructure and his domestic agenda. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

CNN, Biden come under fire for ‘invitation-only’ town hall

President Biden and CNN have come under fire for allowing only invited guests to ask questions at his town hall in Baltimore on Thursday night in light of what critics say is Mr. Biden's reluctance to field direct questions from the media. Published October 21, 2021

President Joe Biden speaks about his infrastructure plan and his domestic agenda during a visit to the Electric City Trolley Museum in Scranton, Pa., Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Biden burying businesses under red tape; more rules on the way

President Biden accelerated the regulatory state on his first day in office by ordering agencies to consider aspirational but vaguely defined goals and benefits when imposing new rules on businesses large and small. Published October 21, 2021

President Joe Biden speaks about his infrastructure plan and his domestic agenda during a visit to the Electric City Trolley Museum in Scranton, Pa., Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Biden makes pitch for economic agenda in childhood home of Scranton

President Biden struck an optimistic tone Wednesday about the fate of his two massive spending bills on social-welfare programs and infrastructure as he visited his childhood hometown of Scranton, Pennsylvania, to emphasize his blue-collar credentials. Published October 20, 2021