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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 [email protected].

Articles by Dave Boyer

Russian President Vladimir Putin (right) met Monday with Syrian President Bashar Assad, who thanked him for "saving Syria" with the help of the Russian military. (Associated Press)

Putin's plan to end Syrian war strengthens Russian influence in Middle East

Russian President Vladimir Putin briefed President Trump by phone Tuesday on Moscow's plans for ending Syria's 6-year-old civil war, a development that likely will keep U.S. foe Bashar Assad in power in Damascus and underscores Russia's growing influence in the Middle East. Published November 21, 2017

FILE - In this June 21, 2013, file photo, the seal affixed to the front of the Department of Veterans Affairs building in Washington. A House committee unveiled a disputed plan July 21, 2017, to allow the Department of Veterans Affairs to shift $2 billion from other programs to cover a sudden budget shortfall that could threaten medical care for thousands of patients in the coming weeks.(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Probe finds more secret VA wait lists in Colorado

Veterans health-care clinics in Colorado were still keeping secret wait lists last year -- two years after a nationwide scandal erupted over the practice -- and underreported chronic delays in treating veterans, according to a government investigation released Thursday. Published November 16, 2017

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray listens to a speaker during a a hearing in Denver. State and federal authorities are suing Ocwen Financial Corp., saying the mortgage servicing company botched the handling of millions of mortgage accounts. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said Thursday, April 20, 2017, that Ocwen generated errors in borrowers' accounts, failed to credit payments, illegally foreclosed on homeowners, and charged borrowers for add-on products without their consent. Ocwen is one of the nation's largest non-bank mortgage lenders. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)

Obama's Wall Street cop to leave job by the end of the month

The chief of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said Wednesday he'll step down before the end of this month, marking the departure of yet another Obama-era holdover who'd battled the new administration. Published November 15, 2017

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, right, and CIA Director John Brennan, left, sit in the front row before President Barack Obama spoke about National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance, Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at the Justice Department in Washington. The president called for ending the government's control of phone data from millions of Americans. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Former intel chiefs Brennan, Clapper unload on Trump

Former intelligence chiefs said Sunday it is "astounding" that President Trump refuses to forcefully condemn Russian President Vladimir Putin over findings that Moscow interfered in last year's election. Published November 12, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO Summit at the Aryana Convention Center in Danang, Vietnam, Friday, Nov. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

Trump meets with vets in Vietnam on Veterans Day

President Trump marked Veterans Day in Vietnam Friday by spending time with seven U.S. veterans of the Vietnam War, calling them "great warriors" and a "national treasure." Published November 10, 2017

President Trump will visit China Wednesday for the first time in his presidency, where he will meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping to discuss both North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Republicans have also urged Mr. Trump to press Mr. Xi on the country's human rights record, which they believe has been dismal under communism. (Associated Press)

Trump, Xi will discuss how to contain North Korea

On the highest-stakes stop of his Asia tour, President Trump visited China for the first time Wednesday as he seeks communist Beijing's cooperation to control nuclear North Korea and to slash the "embarrassing" U.S. trade deficit. Published November 7, 2017