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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

Articles by Jeff Mordock

President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Court rules Dems can demand 8 years of Trump's taxes

House Democrats can demand eight years of President Trump's tax returns, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday in a decision that sets up a fierce legal battle before the U.S. Supreme Court. Published November 13, 2019

Then-acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe appears before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, on Capitol Hill in Washington, June 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) ** FILE **

DOJ hints McCabe may not be prosecuted

The Justice Department hinted in a court filing Wednesday that it likely won't prosecute Andrew McCabe, saying it will no longer shield documents about the former FBI deputy director from public release. Published November 13, 2019

Roger Stone arrives at Federal Court for the second day of jury selection for his federal trial, in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019. Stone, a longtime Republican provocateur and former confidant of President Donald Trump, goes on trial over charges related to his alleged efforts to exploit the Russian-hacked Hillary Clinton emails for political gain. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

Roger Stone lied in Russia probe to protect Trump, prosecutors say

Longtime Republican strategist Roger Stone lied to a congressional committee in 2017 because the "the truth looked bad" for President Trump, a federal prosecutor said Wednesday as the Trump confidant's criminal trial started Wednesday. Published November 6, 2019