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Dave Boyer

Dave Boyer

Dave Boyer is a White House correspondent for The Washington Times. A native of Allentown, Pa., Boyer worked for the Philadelphia Inquirer from 2002 to 2011 and also has covered Congress for the Times. He is a graduate of Penn State University. Boyer can be reached at dboyer@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by Dave Boyer

Obama works with dictators on Asian trade deal

As he hosts Southeast Asian leaders at a two-day summit starting Monday in California, President Obama is under increasing pressure to stand up for human rights with some of his repressive guests. Published February 14, 2016

In this Oct. 10, 2014, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks at Frank G. Bonelli Regional Park in San Dimas, Calif., as he designated the nearly 350,000 acres within the San Gabriel Mountains northeast of Los Angeles a national monument. Obama, in California this week for a fund-raising swing, plan to make the announcement Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. In all, Obama will name three specific regions national monuments –Mojave Trails, Castle Mountains (both in the Mojave Desert) and Sand to Snow in the Sonoran Desert. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

Obama designates three more monuments in California

President Obama designated three more national monuments Friday totaling about 1.8 million acres of Southern California desert, nearly doubling the amount of public land that he has given the status with the stroke of his pen since taking office. Published February 12, 2016

President Barack Obama gestures as he arrives to speak to mayors from around the country, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. They visited the White House as part of the Winter Meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors in Washington this week. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Obama's $4 trillion budget keeps deficits in check with rosy liberal assumptions

Introducing a federal budget that Hillary Clinton is sure to love, President Obama submitted a $4.14 trillion spending plan to Congress on Tuesday that would keep deficits in check only by relying on speculative liberal assumptions of tax increases, immigration reform and economic growth. Published February 9, 2016

President Barack Obama speaks about the economy, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, during a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama proposes to ramp up spending against cyberattacks

Embarrassed by a series of cyberattacks against the federal government, the Obama administration Tuesday proposed creating a new high-level federal official to coordinate cybersecurity and to boost spending by $19 billion in President Obama's new budget to protect all government agencies. Published February 9, 2016

President Barack Obama looks toward White House press secretary Josh Earnest in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, during a news conference on the economy.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

White House hits GOP for bailing on Obama's budget

The White House ripped congressional Republicans Friday for refusing to meet with President Obama's budget chief, accusing them of bailing out like Donald Trump in a debate moderated by Megyn Kelly. Published February 5, 2016

President Barack Obama speaks about the economy, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, during a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. The president said the U.S. has “the strongest, most durable economy in the world.” He pointed to wage and income growth, job growth, lower oil prices and increasing health insurance as evidence.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama taunts GOP in touting lower unemployment rate

President Obama said Friday the unemployment rate dropping below 5 percent is proof that his economic recovery is working, and blasted Republican presidential candidates for "running down the economy." Published February 5, 2016