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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

VA secretary condemns neo-Nazi violence

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin spoke out Wednesday against white supremacists and neo-Nazis who held a violent rally in Virginia, saying President Trump shares his views that bigotry cannot be tolerated in the U.S. Published August 16, 2017

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt hasn't said one way or the other whether he plans to pursue the endangerment finding, which provided the legal underpinning for much of the Obama administration's agenda inside the agency. (Associated Press/File)

Federal government needs major overhaul to cut red tape, reduce costs: Report

Shrinking the federal bureaucracy would spur economic growth and reduce costs to taxpayers, according to a report released Wednesday that targets agencies such as the EPA, the National Labor Relations Board and the Commerce Department for paring down or outright elimination. Published August 16, 2017

President Trump's former chief strategist Steve Bannon gives a major interview on CBS "60 minutes". (Associated Press)

Trump defends Bannon amid calls for his dismissal

President Trump defended the character of embattled White House strategist Steve Bannon Tuesday against rising calls for his resignation for allegedly stoking racial divisions, but the president stopped short of promising that he wouldn't fire his top adviser. Published August 15, 2017

Member of Trump's diversity council calls for Bannon's resignation

A member of President Trump's diversity council called on White House chief strategist Steve Bannon to resign Tuesday following the president's belated denunciation of white nationalist groups for violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. Published August 15, 2017

In this photo taken Aug. 14, 2017, President Donald Trump speaks in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House in Washington. President Donald Trump appears to have mistakenly retweeted a message from one of his critics saying "he's a fascist." Trump deleted his retweet Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, after about five minutes, but not before the message sent to his 35 million followers racked up a big response. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Team Trump accuses CNN of censorship

The Trump campaign accused CNN Tuesday of censorship for refusing to broadcast a paid advertisement highlighting President Trump's achievements. Published August 15, 2017

Two executive orders target China's trade practices

President Trump signed two executive actions Monday targeting China's trade practices, the first step in a process that could result in tariffs on Chinese imports, even as the U.S. seeks more help from Beijing on North Korea's weapons buildup. Published August 15, 2017

Trump's 'Racism is evil' too late for critics

President Trump belatedly denounced violence specifically by white nationalist groups Monday under enormous pressure, singling out the KKK and neo-Nazis by name after a weekend of violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Published August 15, 2017

Pence calls white supremacists 'dangerous fringe groups,' defends Trump's call for unity

Vice President Mike Pence denounced white supremacists Sunday night as "dangerous fringe groups" and said President Trump shares his views. Referring to weekend violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, in which a man drove a car into a crowd of demonstrators, killing one person and injuring many others, Mr. Pence said the administration clearly rejects the ideology of white supremacists. Published August 13, 2017

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, center, with his wife Cilia Flores, left, and Constitutional Assembly President Delcy Rodriguez wave as they arrive to the National Assembly building for a session with the Constitutional Assembly in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

Trump refuses to take call from Venezuela's Maduro

President Trump rebuffed the offer of a phone call from the president of Venezuela late Friday night, after Mr. Trump warned that he is considering military options to address civil and political unrest in the South American country. Published August 12, 2017

Trump reassures governor of Guam in phone call

President Trump assured Gov. Eddie Calvo of Guam in a phone call that U.S. forces will protect the American territory from any aggression by North Korea. Published August 12, 2017