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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

Articles by Dave Boyer

President Barack Obama waves to the crowd after speaking at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 44th Annual Legislative Conference Phoenix Awards Dinner in Washington, Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. Obama told the audience that the mistrust of law enforcement that was exposed after the fatal police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, has a corrosive effect on all of America, not just on black communities. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Obama to pivot back to economy in speech

With his foreign policy under siege, President Obama will once again pivot back to the economy in a speech Thursday on the friendly confines of a college campus. Published September 30, 2014

Secret Service police officers walk outside the White House in Washington, Monday, Sept. 22, 2014. Earlier, President Barack Obama said the Secret Service does "a great job." He says he is grateful for the "sacrifices" the service performs on his behalf and on behalf of his family. Obama made his comments Monday in the aftermath of Friday's security breach, when an intruder managed to jump the north fence of the White House and escape capture until he was inside the North Portico entrance of the presidential mansion. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Secret Service briefs Obama on fence-jumper incident

The head of the Secret Service briefed President Obama Thursday night on the agency's review of the intruder who jumped a fence at the White House and ran inside the residence. Published September 26, 2014

President Barack Obama meets with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi at the United Nations headquarters, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

New Iraqi leader asks Obama for more weapons

In their first face-to-face meeting, the new Iraqi prime minister asked President Obama on Wednesday to send more weapons for Iraq's armed forces to confront the militants of the Islamic State. Published September 24, 2014

The United Nations Security Council votes to unanimously adopt a draft resolution regarding the threat of foreign terrorist fighters during the 69th session of the U.N. General Assembly at U.N. headquarters, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

U.N. to crack down on terrorist travel

At the behest of President Obama, the U.N. Security Council adopted a resolution Wednesday to crack down on would-be terrorists from traveling to foreign conflicts around the globe. Published September 24, 2014

LED IN: United States President Barack Obama, speaks during the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) (Associated Press)

In U.N. speech, Obama urges unity in facing Islamic State and Russia

One year after proclaiming that America was shifting away from "perpetual war," President Obama called on the United Nations Wednesday to help the U.S. in his widening new war against the Islamic State terrorist group in Syria and Iraq. Published September 24, 2014

President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the Democratic National Committee's Women's Leadership Forum, on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) ** FILE **

Obama to speak on Syria airstrikes

President Obama will deliver a statement Tuesday morning about the U.S.-led airstrikes against militants in Syria that began overnight. Published September 23, 2014

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama board Air Force One, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Obama is traveling to New York for three days of talks with foreign leaders at the annual United Nations General Assembly. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama to announce new executive action in climate speech

At a U.N. climate summit Tuesday, President Obama will announce a new executive order requiring federal agencies to include climate considerations in their international development programs, a White House official said. Published September 23, 2014