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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

Vice President Mike Pence speaks during an event about health care in the Blue Room of the White House, Monday, July 24, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) ** FILE **

Pence predicts tax cuts will pass this year

Vice President Mike Pence told small business owners Thursday that the Trump administration will push through tax cuts this year after Congress completes health care legislation. Published July 27, 2017

Vets balk at Hill proposal to offer 'choice' health care

Several leading veterans' groups are voicing opposition to House legislation scheduled for a vote Monday that would shift $2 billion from some veterans' programs to fill a budget shortfall in a "choice" health care plan that allows veterans to see a private doctor. Published July 23, 2017

White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney showed a pile of Federal Registers from the time of the Obama administration on Thursday. (Associated Press)

Trump axes 860 Obama regulations, 179 from 'secret' list

White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney accused the Obama administration Thursday of keeping a "secret list" of proposed regulations during Mr. Obama's eight-year regulatory onslaught against businesses, and touted President Trump's rollback of more than 800 Obama-era rules and proposals. Published July 20, 2017

Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 11, 2017, during the committee's confirmation hearing for Navy Secretary nominee Richard Spencer. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer

Six-term Sen. John McCain of Arizona, the influential Republican who has clashed with presidents of both parties over national security and foreign policy, has been diagnosed with brain cancer, his office said in a statement Wednesday night. Published July 19, 2017

Veterans Affairs Secretary David J. Shulkin surprised lawmakers last month when he revealed that money for the Veterans Choice Program is expected to run dry by mid-August because of unexpectedly high demand. (Associated Press/File)

Veterans start to lose Choice health care options as VA funds run dry

Marine Corps veteran Nancy Brown qualifies for a program that allows her to see a private doctor because she lives about 60 miles from the nearest VA hospital in Richmond, Virginia, but she was turned down recently when she sought an appointment to treat her ailing knee. Published July 19, 2017

"For seven years you've promised the American people that you would repeal Obamacare. People are hurting. Inaction is not an option," President Trump told Republican leaders Wednesday during a lunch at the White House. (Associated Press)

Trump calls Obama a liar

In unusually strong language about his predecessor, President Trump called President Obama a liar Wednesday on the thorny subject of Obamacare. Published July 19, 2017