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Dan Boylan

Dan Boylan was a former general assignment reporter at The Washington Times.

Articles by Dan Boylan

In this file photo taken April 29, 2016, National Security Adviser Susan Rice is seen on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) ** FILE **

Brian Babin asks Jeff Sessions to investigate Susan Rice’s unmasking of Trump aides

Republican lawmakers made their first official inquiry into opening an investigation of reports the Obama administration's national security adviser and others "unmasked" several Trump campaign officials swept up in U.S. surveillance operations against foreign targets during last year's presidential election campaign. Published April 12, 2017

As a National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said the Trump administration has two goals in Syria: defeating the Islamic State group and removing President Bashar Assad from power. (Associated Press/File)

H.R. McMaster: Bashar Assad’s removal now part of Donald Trump’s Syria policy

President Trump's national security adviser on Sunday signaled a shift in the administration's stance toward Syria, which now includes regime change, as Russia and Iran recommit to supporting Syrian President Bashar Assad after the U.S. strike early Friday on a Syrian air base that is believed to have launched a chemical attack on civilians last week. Published April 9, 2017

Rep. Devin Nunes, California Republican, authored a letter seeking documents related to federal agencies' relationship with former British spy Christopher Steele, who authored a salacious dossier of President Trump's supposed activities in Russia. (Associated Press/File)

Devin Nunes: Susan Rice ‘unmasking’ revelation worth losing investigation leadership

Republican insiders say Rep. Devin Nunes, chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, got the "genie out of the bottle" regarding suspected misconduct by President Obama's top national security aide, Susan E. Rice, and that his surprise decision Thursday to step aside from leading the panel's probe into Russian meddling in the presidential election was worth it. Published April 6, 2017

Rep. Devin Nunes, California Republican and chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, said lawmakers hope to get to the bottom of whether U.S. authorities were investigating Russia's atomic energy giant Rosatom at the time the U.S. government signed off on the deal. (Associated Press/File)

Devin Nunes steps aside from Russia investigation

The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee announced Thursday that he is stepping aside from the investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election until he can clear himself of "baseless" ethics complaints filed against him by "left-wing activist groups." Published April 6, 2017

FILE - In this July 7, 2016 file photo, National Security Adviser Susan Rice walks on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, to board Marine One with then President Barack Obama. Rice is in the center of a political storm, drawn in by new revelations about her handling of intelligence reports in the waning days of the Obama administration. According to a U.S. official, President Donald Trump’s national security aides discovered after the inauguration that Rice had asked for the identities of Trump associates who were referenced in intelligence reports. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

Susan Rice denies wrongdoing, political motives, schemes

Former National Security Adviser Susan E. Rice categorically denied Tuesday that she did anything wrong by unmasking the identities of Trump campaign officials swept up in U.S. surveillance, while the Republican chairman of a Senate probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election said his panel may want her to testify. Published April 4, 2017

Records of former National Security Adviser Susan E. Rice that were shipped to a heavily secure archive for Barack Obama's presidential library will eventually be reviewed by the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, two high-level sources told The Washington Times. (Associated Press/File)

Susan Rice key in ‘unmasking’ of Donald Trump campaign officials

The Obama administration's national security adviser played a central role in "unmasking" several Trump campaign officials who had been swept up in U.S. surveillance operations against foreign targets during last year's presidential election campaign, according to current White House officials and sources on Capitol Hill. Published April 3, 2017

Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., left, with Committee Chairman Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 29, 2017, to discuss their panel's investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Jared Kushner among those to be interviewed in Senate’s Trump-Russia probe

Lawmakers will follow the "intelligence wherever it leads" in the probe of Russian efforts to affect the 2016 election, bipartisan heads of the Senate Intelligence Committee said Wednesday, as they announced plans to question 20 key people -- including President Trump's son-in-law and advisor Jared Kushner. Published March 29, 2017

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes faces growing calls for him to step away from the panel's Russia investigation as revelations about a secret source meeting on White House grounds raised questions about his independence. (Associated Press)

Devin Nunes, Intelligence Committee chairman, firm in partisan fire over Russia probe

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes showed no sign of buckling beneath growing Democratic demands Tuesday that he recuse himself from a probe into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election, as the White House blasted the media anew over what officials say is its obsession with alleged Trump campaign connections to Moscow. Published March 28, 2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, meets with senior military officers in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, March 23, 2017. (Alexei Druzhinin/Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)

U.S. European commander presses allies to fight Russian info warfare

Europe is reluctant to confront Russia's increasingly sophisticated information warfare attacks, including efforts to influence the upcoming German and French elections, America's top general in Europe warned the Senate Thursday, adding that proposed cuts to the State Department budget in President Trump's budget blueprint would only make matters worse. Published March 23, 2017

The attacker outside the Houses of Parliament in London on Wednesday was treated by emergency services but died as a result of gunshot wounds from city police. Authorities say they are treating the incident "as a terrorist incident until we know otherwise." (Associated Press)

Radical Islam gives British authorities difficulty to contain

The attack outside Britain's Parliament Wednesday came amid a yearslong struggle by British authorities to contain a small but persistent strain of Islamic extremism promoted by a clutch of radical preachers, including one who was sentenced in September for encouraging young men to join the Islamic State group. Published March 22, 2017

The House Intelligence Committees ranking member, Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., right, sitting next to Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., listens to testimony from FBI Director James Comey and National Security Agency Director Michael Rogers on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, March 20, 2017, during the committee's hearing on allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Adam Schiff: U.S. system may not be up to dealing with Russia-Trump probe

A day after the House Intelligence Committee held its first public hearing exploring allegations that Russia manipulated the 2016 election, the panel's top Democrat questioned whether America's current political climate can stomach a full investigation into what he called an "unprecedented act." Published March 21, 2017