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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

The nomination of Fraternal Order of Police National President Chuck Canterbury to be head of the ATF was supposed to be voted on in September. (Associated Press)

ATF pick kept in limbo by lack of GOP support

President Trump's pick to head the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is stuck in limbo nearly two months after a Senate committee postponed a vote to advance his nomination. Published November 21, 2019

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)

Democrats can demand 8 years of Trump taxes, court rules

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 **

Justice Department hints it may not prosecute Andrew McCabe

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