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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 Obama vetoed a bill that would have allowed the families of 9/11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia. (Associated Press/File)

Obama vetoes 9-11 victims' bill as lawmakers press for override

As expected, President Obama vetoed a bill Friday that would give families of victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks the ability to sue Saudi Arabia, setting up the potential for the first congressional veto override of Mr. Obama's presidency. Published September 23, 2016

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama exit Air Force One followed by daughters Sasha, left, and Malia, right, at the Cape Cod Coast Guard Station in Bourne, Mass., Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016, en route to Martha's Vineyard. (AP Photo/Stew Milne)

White House launches probe of hack of employee's private email

The White House is investigating the hack of the gmail account of a part-time White House employee, a breach that revealed the man was also working for Hillary Clinton's campaign and may have exposed the details of first lady Michelle Obama's passport. Published September 22, 2016

President Barack Obama shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a bilateral meeting at the Lotte New York Palace Hotel in New York,  Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Obama turns over Israel's two-state challenge to successor

Having failed to make progress during the past eight years with Israel toward a two-state solution, President Obama acknowledged Wednesday that he's turning over the challenge to the next president as he met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to seal a new U.S. military aid package. Published September 21, 2016

President Barack Obama addresses the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016. The president warned that the forces of globalization have exposed "deep fault lines" across the globe, calling for a "course correction" to ensure that nations and their peoples don't retreat into a more sharply divided world. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Obama tells U.N. he's 'proud' of the U.S.

Known for finding fault with the U.S. when speaking to audiences abroad, President Obama told the United Nations Tuesday that he's "proud" of America. Published September 20, 2016

President Barack Obama addresses the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016. The president warned that the forces of globalization have exposed "deep fault lines" across the globe, calling for a "course correction" to ensure that nations and their peoples don't retreat into a more sharply divided world. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Tough talk: Obama slams Putin, Trump in final U.N. speech

In his final address to the United Nations, President Obama took swipes at Russian President Vladimir Putin and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump for embracing authoritarianism and seeking to reverse international cooperation. Published September 20, 2016

President Obama is joined by Vice President Joseph R. Biden and Ambassador Samantha Power at the United Nations in New York. (Associated Press)

In final appearance at U.N., Obama will urge world leaders to accept more refugees

President Obama will renew his appeal for world leaders to accept more refugees in his final appearance at the United Nations on Tuesday, even as a series of suspected Islamist terrorist attacks in the U.S. raised fresh questions about the administration's plan for welcoming immigrants from Syria. Published September 19, 2016

President Barack Obama speaks about the bombings in New Jersey and Manhattan and the stabbing attack in Minnesota, Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, at the Lotte New York Palace Hotel in New York. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Obama speaks to cops who killed, captured terror suspects

President Obama spoke by phone late Monday with New Jersey police officers wounded in a gun battle with a terrorism suspect, and with the off-duty Minnesota officer who shot and killed another suspected terrorist. Published September 19, 2016

FBI agents walk around the roof outside an apartment during an investigation at a building Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, in Elizabeth, N.J. FBI agents are searching the apartment that is tied to Ahmad Khan Rahami wanted for questioning in the New York City bombing. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Obama pledges to 'get to the bottom' of bombings in N.Y. region

President Obama tried to reassure Americans Monday after bombings in the New York region, saying authorities are working to "get to the bottom of what happened" and downplaying a possible link to international terrorism. Published September 19, 2016

Donald Trump advocates "extreme vetting" of immigrants from predominantly Muslim nations to weed out potential terrorists, coupled with aggressive coalition military operations in the Middle East. (Associated Press)

Donald Trump vows to ramp up aggression in terror fight, 'bomb the s---' out of extremists

The Islamic State, belittled by President Obama just two years ago as a "JV" terrorist group, will dominate the attention of newly elected President Hillary Clinton or President Donald Trump as they face the challenge of taking on the extremists abroad and while preventing another Orlando-style attack that could shake public confidence in the next administration just as it's leaving the starting gate. Published September 15, 2016