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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, a former Trump campaign chairman, got no help from District Court Judge T.S. Ellis III on his motion to dismiss an indictment because the purported conduct had nothing to do with the 2016 presidential election. In denying the petition, the judge defined "any link" to Russia as "indirect link." (Associated Press/File)

Paul Manafort appeals jailing, dismissal of civil suit

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort on Monday appealed a federal judge's decision to jail him on charges that he attempted to influence the testimony of two potential witnesses against him. Published June 25, 2018

President Donald Trump speaks at a roundtable discussion on tax reform Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Trump questions DOJ on spy documents as deadline looms

President Trump on Monday questioned why the Justice Department and FBI have not given Congress all the documents related to an FBI informant contacting members of his campaign in 2016. Published June 25, 2018

In this Aug. 15, 2017, file photo, law enforcement officials investigate an explosion at the Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington, Minn. Federal authorities said Tuesday, March 13, 2018, they have charged three men from rural central Illinois with the bombing of a Minnesota mosque last year and one of the men told an investigator the goal of the attack was to "scare" Muslims out of the United States. A statement from the U.S. attorney's office in Springfield, Illinois, says the men also are suspected in the attempted bombing of an abortion clinic in November. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP File)

Three indicted for bombing Minnesota mosque

Three Illinois men were indicted Thursday on federal civil rights and hate crime charges in connection with an August bombing at a Bloomington, Minnesota mosque, the Justice Department announced. Published June 21, 2018

Peter Strzok and Lisa Page.

Peter Strzok escorted out of FBI building

Anti-Trump FBI agent Peter Strzok was escorted out of the bureau's headquarters Friday, one day after an explosive report by the Justice Department inspector said his behavior had hurt the venerable law agency's reputation for fairness. Published June 19, 2018