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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

In this photo made Monday, Dec. 22, 2014, oil tankers train cars ride past windmills neat Sweetwater, Texas. Sweetwater is bracing for layoffs and budget cuts, anxious as oil prices fall and its largest investors pull back. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Senate votes to restore full taxpayer subsidies for windmills

Hot air still rules on Capitol Hill, where senators voted Tuesday to restore millions of dollars in taxpayer subsidies for windmills, in a signal that Congress is still eager to pick winners in the emerging renewable energy sector. Published April 26, 2016

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

House set to vote on D.C. voucher plan opposed by Obama

Lawmakers and D.C. officials are waiting to see whether President Obama will side with teachers' unions opposed to the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship program, which is set for a House vote on reauthorization this week. Published April 26, 2016

Onward: German Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomes President Obama to Herrenhausen Palace in Hanover during his final official trip to countries in the European Union. (Associated Press)

Obama peddles trade to skeptical Europeans

On his swan-song tour of European allies, President Obama encountered more resentment and opposition Sunday in countries that once embraced him enthusiastically. Published April 24, 2016

U.S. President Barack Obama, right, and Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron walk from 10 Downing Street, London after a meeting Friday, April, 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

Obama warns British over leaving European Union

President Obama warned British voters Friday that their country's economic relationship with the U.S. could suffer if they decide in a June referendum to leave the European Union. Published April 22, 2016

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are greeted by Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip as they arrive on Marine One at Windsor Castle in Windsor, England, Friday, April 22, 2016. Obama is spending his first full day in the United Kingdom on Friday after arriving Thursday evening. He started by having lunch at Windsor Castle with Queen Elizabeth II, who celebrates her 90th birthday this week.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

EU or bust: Obama assures Britons he still reveres Churchill

Criticized for being anti-British and "part Kenyan," President Obama tried Friday to explain once and for all the story that he banished a bust of Winston Churchill from the Oval Office when he moved into the White House seven years ago. Published April 22, 2016

President Barack Obama, center left, and his wife first lady Michelle Obama, center right, pose with Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, left, and Prince Phillip in the Oak room at Windsor Castle ahead of a private lunch hosted by the Queen, Friday, April 22, 2016 (John Stillwell/Pool)

Obama, first lady hosted by Queen Elizabeth II

President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama -- who flew separately to England for some royal socializing -- had lunch Friday with Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle. Published April 22, 2016

In this Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015 photo, US President Barack Obama speaks about the Paris climate agreement from the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. About 160 countries are expected to sign the Paris Agreement on climate change Friday, April 22, 2016, in a symbolic triumph for a landmark deal that once seemed unlikely but now appears on track to enter into force years ahead of schedule. The U.S. and China, which together account for nearly 40 percent of global emissions, have said they intend to formally join the agreement this year.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Obama lobbies Britons on benefits of European Union

Arriving in London Thursday night, President Obama doubled down with his meddling in Britain's referendum on remaining in the European Union, a source of resentment among many Britons. Published April 21, 2016

U.S. President Barack Obama gestures during a press conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Thursday, April 21, 2016. Obama met with Saudi King Salman and attended a meeting of Gulf Arab heads of state of the six Gulf Cooperation Council countries during his two-day visit to the kingdom. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)

Problems mount for Obama in Syria, Iraq

The Obama administration confronted setbacks Thursday in its efforts to defeat the Islamic State, with reports that Russia is moving more military equipment into Syria to support President Bashar Assad as a truce collapsed, and President Obama acknowledging that political paralysis in Iraq is impeding U.S.-led efforts to defeat the militant group. Published April 21, 2016

President Barack Obama and Saudi Arabia's King Salman walk together to a meeting at Erga Palace in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Wednesday, April 20, 2016. The President begins a six day trip to strategize with his counterparts in Saudi Arabia, England and Germany on a broad range of issues with efforts to rein in the Islamic State group being the common denominator in all three stops. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Saudis deliver snub to Obama amid tensions over Iran, Syria

Saudi Arabian officials delivered a snub to President Obama Wednesday as he arrived in Riyadh to reassure the anxious ally about his nuclear deal with Iran and to seek more cooperation in the fight against Islamist extremists in Syria and Iraq. Published April 20, 2016

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu listens as President Barack Obama speaks in the Oval Office of the White House Oct. 1, 2014. The two leaders have long had a prickly relationship. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) **FILE**

White House doubles down on Bibi blame

The White House supported Vice President Joseph R. Biden's criticism of Israel Tuesday, agreeing with Mr. Biden that the administration is frustrated with the lack of progress toward a two-state solution. Published April 19, 2016

Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn of Texas, speaks next to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, in this June 9, 2015, file photo. (AP Photo/Molly Riley, File)

John Cornyn slams Obama for opposition to bill allowing terrorism lawsuits

The Republican author of a bill that would allow U.S. victims of terrorism to sue foreign governments blasted President Obama on Tuesday for fighting the measure, while the White House pointed eagerly to two key GOP lawmakers who also raised concerns about the legislation. Published April 19, 2016