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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 jmordock@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by Jeff Mordock

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks to the media before departing from al-Bateen Air Base in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, as U.S. special representative on Iran Brian Hook, left, listens. (Mandel Ngan/Pool via AP)

Mike Pompeo reportedly was on Trump-Ukraine call

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was on the July 25 phone call between President Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelesnky, multiple outlets reported Monday. Published September 30, 2019

This Friday, March 22, 2019, photo shows the Department of Justice Building in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) **FILE**

California man charged with spying for China

A California man has been accused of acting as courier for China's Ministry of State Security, according to an indictment unsealed Monday. Published September 30, 2019

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo listens during an event hosted by the Department of State's Energy Resources Governance Initiative in New York, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

House committees subpoena Pompeo for Ukraine documents

The chairmen of three House committees on Friday subpoenaed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for documents related to President Trump's dealings with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Published September 27, 2019

Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire is sworn in before testifying before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Intel chief rejects Ukraine cover-up

In dramatic testimony to the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire rebutted allegations of a cover-up, saying he provided a copy of the complaint to Congress as quickly as possible. Published September 26, 2019

Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire takes his seat before testifying before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

DNI said White House cited executive privilege over Ukraine call

Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire said Thursday that nobody ordered him to withhold a whistleblower's complaint about President Trump from Congress, and he said he worked as quickly as possible to get the information to lawmakers -- and they now have it. Published September 26, 2019