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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

Trump takes first flight on Air Force One

President Trump took his first flight aboard Air Force One Thursday, a short trip to Philadelphia to speak at the annual congressional Republican retreat, while Vice President Mike Pence took an earlier flight on Air Force Two to the same destination. Published January 26, 2017

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, a Trump ally, said he expects the president to emphasize action on populist campaign promises at the GOP retreat. (Associated Press)

Gingrich says Trump will focus on populist agenda at GOP retreat

President Trump will huddle with congressional Republicans Thursday at their annual retreat to build momentum for his agenda of creating jobs and cutting taxes, addressing lawmakers hungry for action after eight years of gridlock with former President Barack Obama. Published January 25, 2017

FILE - In this June 27, 2006 file photo, reviewed by a US Department of Defense official, US military guards walk within Camp Delta military-run prison, at the Guantanamo Bay US Naval Base, Cuba. A draft executive order shows President Donald Trump asking for a review of Americas methods for interrogation terror suspects and whether the U.S. should reopen CIA-run black site prisons outside the U.S.  (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, file)

Trump defends waterboarding: 'It works'

President Trump is considering an executive order that would keep open the Guantanamo Bay prison and could lift a ban imposed by former President Obama on the CIA operating overseas clandestine prisons for terrorism suspects. Published January 25, 2017

President Donald Trump speaks at The Salute To Our Armed Services Inaugural Ball in Washington, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Trump reviewing Obama's payment to Palestinians

The Trump administration said Tuesday it's reviewing a possible "adjustment" of former President Obama's release of more than $220 million to the Palestinian Authority, hours before he left office last week. Published January 24, 2017

President Donald Trump, right, smiles with his son Barron as they view the 58th Presidential Inauguration parade for President Donald Trump in Washington. Friday, Jan. 20, 2017 (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

White House asks for privacy for Trump's children

The White House issued a plea Tuesday for the public and the media to respect the privacy of President Trump's children, after some cruel comments on social media about his 10-year-old son Barron. Published January 24, 2017

In this Aug. 9, 2013, file photo, FCC commissioner Ajit Pai presents his dissent during a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) hearing at the FCC in Washington. President Donald Trump has picked Pai, a fierce critic of the Obama-era "net neutrality" rules, to be chief regulator of the nation's airwaves and internet connections. In a statement Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, Pai said he was grateful to the president for his new role as the next chairman of the FCC. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Donald Trump names Republican Ajit Pai to head FCC

President Trump is naming Republican Ajit Pai, a foe of the Obama administration's "net neutrality" rules, to become chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. Published January 24, 2017

White House press secretary Sean Spicer speaks during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. Spicer answered questions about prescriptions drug costs, trade, President Donald Trump's schedule among other topics. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Sean Spicer says media has obligation to tell the truth

White House press secretary Sean Spicer defended Monday the administration's combative start with the media, saying President Trump and his aides have a right to correct journalists mistakes and what they view as media bias. Published January 23, 2017

FILE - In this Aug. 31, 2016 file photo, Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto, left, and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump shake hands after a joint statement at Los Pinos, the presidential official residence, in Mexico City. Before his swearing-in, Trump has already hurt Mexico's economy by pressuring automakers to shift factories out of Mexico and amid an uncertain economic outlook, the peso has plunged to all-time lows against the U.S. dollar. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte, File)

Donald Trump conferring with Netanyahu, Mexican president on first weekend in office

President Trump told his senior White House staff Sunday that the new administration will do "great things over the next eight years" for America, as he conferred with foreign heads of state such as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and scheduled meetings with the leaders of Mexico and Canada amid plans to renegotiate the NAFTA free-trade deal. Published January 22, 2017

President Donald Trump signs his first executive order in the Oval Office of the White House, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump orders freeze on new Obamacare regulations

In one of his first actions, President Trump signed an executive order Friday night issuing a government-wide freeze on any new Obamacare regulations, pending a repeal and replacement of the health care law. Published January 21, 2017

Vice President Mike Pence administers the oath of office the Defense Secretary James Mattis, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, in the Vice Presidential Ceremonial Office in the Eisenhower Executive Office building on the White House grounds in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Mattis, Kelly sworn in to new Cabinet posts

Defense Secretary James Mattis and Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly were sworn in to their new jobs Friday night by Vice President Mike Pence. Published January 20, 2017

WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES:  US President George W. Bush listens to journalists' questions after receiving a bust of Sir. Winston Churchill from the British Ambassador at the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC 16 July 2001.     AFP PHOTO/TIM SLOAN (Photo credit should read TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

President Trump returns bust of Churchill to Oval Office

On his first day in office, President Trump brought back a bust of the legendary British prime minister to the West Wing, after President Obama had removed it. Mr. Obama replaced it with a bust of Martin Luther King Jr. Published January 20, 2017