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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.

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Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen speaks during a news conference on the Federal Reserve's monetary policy, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016, in Washington. The Federal Reserve is keeping its key interest rate unchanged but signaling that it will likely raise rates before year's end.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

White House says Donald Trump's complaint about Fed is 'funny'

The White House on Tuesday ridiculed Donald Trump's assertion that Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen is playing politics in her management of the central bank by keeping interest rates low during President Obama's tenure. Published September 27, 2016

In this Sept. 22, 2016, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Congress is poised to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill that would allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia for the kingdom's alleged backing of the terrorists who carried out the attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

White House says Obama uses email pseudonym for security

President Obama's use of a pseudonym when emailing then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on her private email server was a security measure to protect his communications, the White House said Monday. Published September 26, 2016

President Obama vetoed a bill that would have allowed the families of 9/11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia. (Associated Press/File)

Obama's veto of 9/11 bill faces quick bipartisan override in Congress

Congressional leaders of both parties have vowed a swift override of President Obama's veto of a bill that would give families of victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks the ability to sue Saudi Arabia, which would be the first such reversal of Mr. Obama's presidency. Published September 25, 2016

President Barack Obama speaks during the opening ceremony of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture on the National Mall in Washington, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Obama dedicates new African-American museum, cites protests against police shootings

President Obama dedicated the National Museum of African American History and Culture on Saturday morning with celebrities and thousands of others, calling it a monument to the patriotism of black citizens that should help white Americans understand current protests over police shootings of minorities. Published September 24, 2016

FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally in Toledo, Ohio. In the final sprint to Election Day, Donald Trump faces a daunting series of roadblocks in the minds of Americans as he tries to catch up to Hillary Clinton. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci, File)

Trump gaining on Clinton in battleground states in new poll

Republican Donald Trump has gained ground on Democrat Hillary Clinton in three battleground states, but neither presidential candidate has locked up their own party's voters, and Mrs. Clinton is hindered by a lack of support from young voters, according to a new poll released Friday. Published September 23, 2016

President Obama vetoed a bill that would have allowed the families of 9/11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia. (Associated Press/File)

Obama vetoes 9-11 victims' bill as lawmakers press for override

As expected, President Obama vetoed a bill Friday that would give families of victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks the ability to sue Saudi Arabia, setting up the potential for the first congressional veto override of Mr. Obama's presidency. Published September 23, 2016

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama exit Air Force One followed by daughters Sasha, left, and Malia, right, at the Cape Cod Coast Guard Station in Bourne, Mass., Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016, en route to Martha's Vineyard. (AP Photo/Stew Milne)

White House launches probe of hack of employee's private email

The White House is investigating the hack of the gmail account of a part-time White House employee, a breach that revealed the man was also working for Hillary Clinton's campaign and may have exposed the details of first lady Michelle Obama's passport. Published September 22, 2016