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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

President Trump's is taking a risky gambit by threatening to cut off payments to Obamacare insurers. (Associated Press)

Trump moves ahead with plans for tax cuts after health care failure

President Trump is leaving behind the failed health care bill and forging ahead with plans for massive tax cuts, but the same forces that doomed the repeal of Obamacare -- united opposition from Democrats and divided Republicans -- threaten the rest of his ambitious agenda. Published March 26, 2017

From left, SBA Administrator Linda McMahon, Vice President Mike Pence , Ronald Regan Foster, and Nancy Reagan Foster stand before a crowd on Saturday, March 25, 2017 in Charleston, W.Va.   Pence traveled to Charleston to talk about jobs and small businesses in the wake of a stinging defeat for the Trump administration on health care.  (Justin Rogers/Charleston Gazette-Mail via AP)

Pence: Democrats' victory on health care 'won't last long'

Vice President Mike Pence said Saturday that congressional Democrats won't be able to savor very long the survival of Obamacare, after Trump administration and House Republican leaders lost a bid to repeal and replace the law. Published March 25, 2017

Former President Barack Obama said his signature law reset the terms of the health care debate seven years ago and added millions of people to the insurance rolls. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Obama emerges to defend his health care law

Former President Barack Obama says there's nothing wrong with Obamacare that couldn't be fixed by President Trump doing a better job of managing the health care law. Published March 23, 2017

President Donald Trump speaks at the National Republican Congressional Committee March Dinner at the National Building Museum, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) ** FILE **

Trump to reporter: 'I'm president and you're not'

President Trump didn't give an inch on his claims about wiretapping and voter fraud in an interview published Thursday, and told the journalist, "I can't be doing so badly, because I'm president and you're not." Published March 23, 2017

At a rally in Kentucky on Monday night, President Trump promised that he is fully committed to cutting the federal government's size and influence."We are going to take power back from the political class in Washington and return that power to you," he said. (Associated Press)

Trump unfazed by 'deep state' suspicion

Whether President Trump is feuding with a "deep state" that is working to undermine him, or he is simply encountering resistance from the mammoth federal bureaucracy he wants to shrink, the White House said Tuesday that it's a battle as old as the country. Published March 21, 2017

President Donald Trump points as he speaks during a rally at the Kentucky Exposition Center, Monday, March 20, 2017, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

President Trump says no tax cuts unless Obamacare replaced

President Trump exerted some friendly pressure on Sen. Rand Paul Monday night in his home state, telling a crowd in Kentucky that Americans won't get tax cuts unless Mr. Paul and other reluctant Republican lawmakers support the administration-backed health care law to replace Obamacare. Published March 21, 2017