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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

Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., speaks as he departs a deposition before the House Judiciary Committee by Peter Strzok, the FBI agent facing criticism following a series of anti-Trump text messages, on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, June 27, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Two ranking Democrats demand release of Strzok's private testimony

Two ranking House Democrats on Wednesday demanded lawmakers release the full, unreacted testimony of anti-Trump FBI agent Peter Strzok, claiming Republicans used the deposition to obstruct special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Russian collusion in the 2016 election. Published July 11, 2018

Peter Strzok and Lisa Page.

Anti-Trump FBI lawyer Lisa Page refuses to testify, despite subpoena

Lisa Page, the former anti-Trump FBI lawyer who was briefly part of special counsel Robert Mueller's team, will not attend a Congressional hearing for which she had been subpoenaed, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte confirmed late Tuesday. Published July 10, 2018

Former FBI Director James Comey, FBI special agent Peter Strzok and special counsel Robert Mueller are shown here, left to right. On  Jan. 18, 2018, the House House Intelligence Committee voted along party lines to release a FISA abuse memo, which, according to sources close to the committee, addresses text messages between FBI agent Strzok and FBI lawyer Lisa Page which prove the so-called Steele dossier was used to justify FISA warrants.

AP meeting with FBI raises ethical questions

Associated Press reporters asked the FBI and Justice Department for a meeting in April 2017, hoping to find out whether their reporting on President Trump's former campaign chairman was on the right track. Published July 4, 2018

In this May 14, 2013, file photo, the Department of Justice headquarters building in Washington is photographed early in the morning. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File) **FILE**

DOJ seeks to revoke ISIS supporter's citizenship

The Justice Department on Tuesday filed court papers to revoke the naturalized citizenship of a man who pleaded guilty in 2009 after he traveled overseas to kill U.S. soldiers in the name of the Islamic State. Published July 3, 2018

In this November 2016 file photo, the American Flag flies outside the Justice Department in Washington.  (AP Photo/Cliff Owen) **FILE**

DOJ rescinds 24 Obama-era regulations

The Department of Justice announced Tuesday it is ditching 24 guidance documents that it deems "unnecessary, outdated, inconsistent with existing law or otherwise improper." Published July 3, 2018