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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

Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. (left) and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu react after delivering a statement at the prime minister's residence in Jerusalem on March 9, 2010. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Joe Biden, Benjamin Netanyahu discuss Iran nuclear deal at Davos

Vice President Joseph R. Biden discussed the Iranian nuclear deal Thursday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Davos, Switzerland, in their first meeting since the Obama administration lifted economic sanctions against Tehran last weekend. Published January 21, 2016

President Obama sits in the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV, an all-electric vehicle with an estimated range of 200 miles on a single charge, while touring the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016. The man at left is unidentified. (Daniel Mears/Detroit News via AP, Pool)

Obama praises his auto bailout in Detroit, blasts GOP

As teachers staged a sickout that closed Detroit schools, President Obama took a victory lap in the city Wednesday, bragging about his administration's bailout of the auto industry in 2009 and chiding Republicans for opposing it. Published January 20, 2016

In a message to Congress, President Obama said the EPA's new rule "is critical to our efforts to protect the nation's waters and keep them clean." (Associated Press)

Obama vetoes measure blocking EPA's new rule on waterways

President Obama vetoed legislation Tuesday that would have blocked the administration's new regulation establishing federal authority over small waterways such as wetlands and ponds, a rule criticized by Republican lawmakers as a "power grab" by the EPA. Published January 19, 2016

President Barack Obama speaks about the release of Americans by Iran, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016, in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Iranians in prisoner swap indicted in exported technology

All seven of the Iranians who were granted clemency by President Obama in a prisoner swap last weekend had been indicted or convicted of exporting technology, industrial equipment or military equipment to Iran in violation of the U.S. trade embargo. Published January 18, 2016

Secretary of State John Kerry gestures while giving a foreign policy speech, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, at National Defense University in Washington. Kerry predicted Iran could comply with last summer's nuclear deal  "within the next coming days." (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

White House says sanctions on Iran not lifted yet

The White House said Friday it's not yet granting Iran sanctions relief for dismantling its nuclear program, but left little doubt the sanctions will be lifted soon. Published January 15, 2016

Cory Chanze, shieldman for the Ohio County Coal Company, surveys the longwall operation inside the Ohio County mine in Dallas, West Virginia. Miners are sticking to their preference for such underground work despite the Obama White House attempting to transition them into other lines of work. (Jared Wickerham/Special to the Washington Times)

Obama halts coal production on public land

The Obama administration announced a moratorium on new coal development on public land Friday while it studies the impact of the U.S. leasing program on climate change, prompting fresh criticism that President Obama is ramping up his "war on coal." Published January 15, 2016

President Barack Obama speaks at Baxter Arena in Omaha, Neb., on Jan. 13, 2016.  Stressing themes from his State of the Union address, Obama on Wednesday urged the country to respond to economic and other societal changes with confidence instead of fear. (Francis Gardler/The Journal-Star via AP)

Obama ignores Ryan's questions on Twitter

President Obama ignored questions from Speaker Paul Ryan Thursday during a Twitter question-and-answer session organized by the White House. Published January 14, 2016

President Barack Obama speaks at University of Nebraska-Omaha, in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016.  After giving his State of the Union address Obama is in Omaha to tout progress and goals in his final year in office. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Obama: GOP behaved selfishly from start of my presidency

Elaborating on his failure to heal the partisan divide in Washington, President Obama said Thursday his presidency got off to a bad start in 2009 because some Republican lawmakers were more concerned about their re-election than they were in helping him to save the nation from economic ruin. Published January 14, 2016