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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

Comey

FBI director: Fears of viral videos softens police work

The rift between President Obama and FBI Director James B. Comey over the impact of the Black Lives Matter movement deepened Thursday, with the White House again disputing Mr. Comey's assertion that it's the cause of spiking crime in major cities. Published May 12, 2016

Ben Rhodes, deputy national security adviser for strategic communications, said the public relations effort he created to sell the Iran nuclear deal was intended only "to push out facts." (Associated Press) ** FILE **

White House mocks House panel for seeking Iran testimony

The White House Thursday rejected with deep sarcasm a move by a House committee to force presidential adviser Ben Rhodes to testify about the Iran nuclear deal, saying Republican lawmakers should instead put themselves under oath to explain their lies about the deal. Published May 12, 2016

Ben Rhodes, deputy national security adviser for strategic communications, said the public relations effort he created to sell the Iran nuclear deal was intended only "to push out facts." (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Obama aide Ben Rhodes stirs ill will at home, abroad with series of gaffes

Ben Rhodes, the talkative aide who is in charge of "strategic communications" for President Obama's national security team, by Monday had managed to revive opposition to the president's Iran nuclear deal, alienate journalists supposedly rooting for the president, raise hackles in Israel and even trigger a White House swipe at Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton. Published May 9, 2016

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, center, greets supporters as she visits her campaign field office in Oakland, Calif., Friday, May 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

White House says Hillary Clinton not part of foreign-policy 'Blob'

Talk about your back-handed compliment. The White House said Monday that former secretary of State Hillary Clinton is not part of the foreign-policy "blob" in Washington that was disparaged by a key aide to President Obama in a magazine interview. Published May 9, 2016

President Barack Obama delivers the keynote address at the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies 22nd Annual Awards Gala Dinner in Washington, Wednesday, May 4, 2016. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama slams anti-immigrant rhetoric by GOP

President Obama blasted "anti-immigration sentiment" by Republicans Wednesday night, saying some candidates are trying to exploit bigotry to win elections. Published May 4, 2016

Judge Merrick Garland, President Barack Obama's choice to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court meets with Sen. Gary Peters, D-Mich., on Capitol Hill, on Thursday, April 28, 2016, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Liberals tie Trump to Senate GOP blockade of Garland nomination

A liberal group supporting Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland is trying to link Donald Trump to Senate Republicans' blockade of the nomination, saying lawmakers are waiting for the "racist" presumptive GOP nominee to choose his own candidate for the high court. Published May 4, 2016