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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

Police check a car driver ahead of the G-7 summit on the main road between Mittenwald in Germany and Scharnitz in Austria, in southern Germany, Thursday, June 4, 2015. The summit will take place June 7/8 on Schloss Elmau hotel near Garmisch-Partenkirchen. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)

G-7 leaders seek answers from Obama on Russia, Islamic State issues

With European euphoria for President Obama now just a memory, leaders of the G-7 summit that begins Sunday in Germany are hoping simply for the president to lead on emergencies ranging from Russia's aggression in Ukraine to the Islamic State terrorist group. Published June 4, 2015

Vice President Joe Biden, left, hugs a mourner as they stand near a casket containing the remains of Biden's son, former Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, during a viewing, Thursday, June 4, 2015, at Legislative Hall in Dover, Del. Beau Biden died of brain cancer Saturday at age 46. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Mourners pay their respects to Beau Biden

Mourners paid tribute Thursday in Delaware to Beau Biden, the 46-year-old former state attorney general and late son of Vice President Joseph R. Biden. Published June 4, 2015

President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Obama, Boehner team up to sell Asia trade deal

President Obama and Speaker John A. Boehner, rarely on the same page on anything, both took to the airwaves Wednesday to promote free-trade legislation, with undecided House lawmakers in their respective parties. Published June 3, 2015

In this Dec. 1, 2008, file photo, then-President-elect Barack Obama, left, stands with then-Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., after announcing that she is his choice as Secretary of State during a news conference in Chicago. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

Obama admin mum on report of Sweden-Clinton Foundation connection

Obama administration officials ducked questions Wednesday about a report in The Washington Times detailing the Clinton Foundation's massive fundraising operation in Sweden at a time when the Swedish government was lobbying Hillary Rodham Clinton's State Department to forgo sanctions against companies doing business with Iran. Published June 3, 2015

President Obama said he will not sign a nuclear agreement with Iran unless it's verifiable, and he tried to downplay concerns that Tehran would use its extra cash from the end of international sanctions to finance more terrorism. (Associated Press)

Obama deal in jeopardy as Iran nuclear fuel stockpile grows

The White House scrambled Tuesday to try to limit the damage from reports from a U.N. watchdog group that Iran nuclear fuel stockpiles are growing, revelations that could put a nuclear accord with Tehran by this summer in doubt. Published June 2, 2015

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference in Washington, Monday, March 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) ** FILE **

Obama says Netanyahu driven by 'fear'

President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu intensified their war of words Tuesday, with the Israeli leader saying a U.S.-brokered nuclear deal with Tehran would "pave the way for Iran to atom bombs," while Mr. Obama told Israelis that their government is driven by fear and is losing credibility. Published June 2, 2015

FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008 file photo, Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, son of Democratic vice presidential candidate, Sen. Joe Biden, D-Del., introduces his father at the Democratic National Convention in Denver. On Saturday, May 30, 2015, Vice President Biden announced the death of son, Beau, from brain cancer. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Beau Biden funeral services set for Saturday

Funeral services for Joseph Robinette "Beau" Biden, the late son of Vice President Joseph R. Biden, will be held Saturday, with President Obama delivering a eulogy. Published June 2, 2015

Elsie Shemin-Roth flips through a book documenting the heroic acts of her father, William Shemin, during World War I, at her home in Labadie, Mo., in this Jan. 5, 2012, file photo. Two World War I Army heroes, Shemin and Pvt. Henry Johnson are finally getting the Medal of Honor they may have been denied because of discrimination, nearly 100 years after bravely rescuing comrades on the battlefields of France. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

Obama awards Medal of Honor to two WWI vets

President Obama awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously Tuesday to two World War I soldiers who showed heroism under fire in 1918 but were denied recognition in later years, likely due to discrimination. Published June 2, 2015

President Obama said during a town hall meeting that, when all is said and done, he hopes that he will be remembered "fondly" by posterity. Presidential candidate Sen. Lindsey Graham said the president made America "less safe." (Associated Press)

Obama hoping for kind legacy

President Obama, who usually avoids discussions of his legacy, told an audience at the White House Monday that he hopes he'll be remembered "fondly" and that some of his critics are "terribly unfair." Published June 1, 2015

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is carried out of a medical helicopter to board a US military C-17 transport aircraft, at Geneva Airport, Switzerland, Monday, June 1, 2015. Kerry, 71, fractured his right femur Sunday when he struck a curb with his bicycle and fell on a regular Tour de France route near Geneva. He has been receiving treatment at Geneva's main medical center, HUG.  Kerry's orthopedic surgeon will accompany him on the flight from Geneva to the United States for treatment of Kerry's broken leg, the State Department said Monday. (Jean- Christophe  Bott/Keystone via AP)

John Kerry's injury casts pall over Iran nuclear negotiations

Secretary of State John F. Kerry's broken leg in a cycling accident raised questions Monday about the fate of nuclear talks with Iran, with White House officials acknowledging that Mr. Kerry won't be able to keep up his usual demanding schedule as negotiators race an end-of-the-month deadline. Published June 1, 2015

White House press secretary Josh Earnest speaks during the daily news briefing at the White House in Washington, Monday, June 1, 2015. Earnest discussed the passing of Beau Biden, the son of Vice President Joe Biden, the USA Freedom Act, Secretary of State John Kerry breaking leg in bicycle crash, and other topics. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

White House blasts Senate on failure to renew Patriot Act

The White House blasted Senate leaders Monday for failing to renew key Patriot Act powers, saying the impasse of "political gamesmanship" is preventing counterterrorism officials from carrying out their jobs to protect America. Published June 1, 2015

Dan Pfeiffer (Associated Press) **FILE**

Former Obama adviser joins CNN

Dan Pfeiffer, a longtime top adviser to President Obama, is joining CNN as a contributor, becoming the second key White House aide to work for the network in the past year. Published June 1, 2015

Former Sen. Bob Dole greeted veteran Philip Grayson of Miami at the National World War II Memorial. Mr. Dole is there nearly every Saturday. (Dave Boyer/The Washington Times)

World War II veterans see 'shame' in VA scandals

Marine Corps veteran Richard Taylor doesn't have a high opinion of the scandal-plagued Department of Veterans Affairs. "I don't think you could print it," Mr. Taylor told a reporter while visiting the World War II Memorial on the National Mall on Saturday. "I have refused to even use the VA. My opinion is not good." Published May 31, 2015

A former attorney general of Delaware, Beau Biden was an Iraq war veteran and a likely candidate to run for governor of his home state. (Associated Press)

Stunned political world mourns passing of Beau Biden

Condolences poured in from across the political spectrum as Vice President Joseph R. Biden dealt with another crushing family tragedy with the death of his 46-year-old son Beau Biden, who passed away Saturday night after a lengthy battle with brain cancer. Published May 31, 2015