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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

Supporters of the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) community attend a sit-in to protest the ongoing criminalization of homosexuality and arbitrary arrests, in front of Hobeich Police Station, where protesters say four men are being held for homosexuality, in Beirut, Lebanon, Sunday, May 15, 2016. Arabic reads, "The only disease is homophobia." (AP Photo/Hussein Malla) ** FILE **

Obama marks 'Homophobia and Transphobia Day'

Embroiled in a controversy over transgender bathrooms in schools, President Obama marked "International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia" on Tuesday with a statement urging Americans to treat everyone with respect. Published May 17, 2016

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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