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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

Articles by Jeff Mordock

Mustafa al-Imam seen after his capture in October 2017.  (FBI via AP)

Mustafa al-Imam sentenced in Benghazi terror attack

A Libyan man who as a lookout for the Islamist militants who stormed the U.S. embassy in Benghazi in 2012 was sentenced to 19 and 1/2 years in a federal prison Thursday. Published January 23, 2020

US President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. Trump's two-day stay in Davos is a test of his ability to balance anger over being impeached with a desire to project leadership on the world stage. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

State attorneys general blast Trump impeachment

The Republican attorneys general of 21 states authored a scathing rebuke of the impeachment trial, urging senators to reject Democrats' charges against President Trump. Published January 22, 2020

In this March 4, 2019, file photo, the J. Edgar Hoover FBI Building is seen in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File) **FILE**

Outrage over David Kris muddies battle over secret FISA court

Republican anger over the selection of David Kris to oversee the FBI's plan to fix its shoddy processes for obtaining surveillance warrants from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court could spill over into a battle over the future of the secret court. Published January 18, 2020

In this Sept. 25, 2019 photo, Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson demonstrates an upgraded voting machine on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, at the Indiana Statehouse office in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Tom Davies) **FILE**

FBI unveils new election-security policy

The FBI will now notify state officials when local election systems are hacked, reversing course on much-maligned policy to only inform the victims of a cyberattack, the bureau said Thursday. Published January 16, 2020