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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 and Cuban President Raul Castro shake hands during their meeting at the Summit of the Americas in Panama City, Panama, in this April 11, 2015, file photo. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Obama eases trade, travel restrictions with Cuba

The White House announced new regulations Friday to further weaken the U.S. trade embargo on Cuba, easing restrictions on U.S. companies and encouraging more Americans to travel there. Published September 18, 2015

Secretary of State John Kerry delivers a speech in support of the Iran nuclear deal at the National Constitution Center, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

U.S. to accept Russia's military-to-military talks on Syria buildup

Uneasy Obama administration officials said they plan to accept an offer from Russia for direct talks on its military buildup in Syria, while Moscow strongly urged the U.S. and its allies Thursday to engage the Syrian government as a "partner" in the fight against the Islamic State. Published September 17, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign event aboard the retired ship USS Iowa in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian)

Trump hits CNN for 'milking' debate

GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump dumped on CNN hours before the network was to host the second Republican debate. Published September 16, 2015

President Obama speaks to business leaders at the quarterly meeting of the Business Roundtable in Washington on Sept. 16, 2015, to renew his calls for increased spending in infrastructure, education and scientific research. (Associated Press)

Obama: GOP a bigger problem than Putin or China

Urging business leaders to lobby Republican lawmakers for higher spending, President Obama said Wednesday that partisan gridlock in Washington is a bigger threat to the U.S. than Chinese cyberattacks or Russian military aggression. Published September 16, 2015

Some security analysts say Russia's influence in Syria is the latest example of President Obama's inability to confront Vladimir Putin, who has refused to back down from military aggression in Ukraine despite harsh economic sanctions coordinated by the U.S. and its European allies. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Russian aid to Syria latest example of Obama's inability to confront Putin, critics say

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday defended sending more military aid to Syria, and he blasted the U.S. for creating a refugee crisis by its actions against Syrian President Bashar Assad, drawing a rebuke from the Obama White House, which has struggled for years to counter Russia's moves on the world stage. Published September 15, 2015

A deal that erases the president's red lines

From allowing Iran to keep enriching uranium to abandoning "anywhere, anytime" inspections of Tehran's nuclear facilities, the Obama administration has crossed many of its own red lines in the nuclear deal that will lift tough economic sanctions on America's longtime adversary. Published September 15, 2015

President Barack Obama meets with veterans and Gold Star Mothers to discuss the Iran Nuclear deal, Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Obama set to push on with climate agenda

Despite bitter opposition in Congress, a series of legal setbacks and data showing its environmental regulations will drive up electricity rates, the Obama administration this week is moving full-speed ahead with its climate change agenda, prodding U.S. cities into new policies to reduce carbon emissions. Published September 15, 2015