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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

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., joins a rally outside the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau headquarters in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017. The group was protesting President Donald Trump's appointment of Mick Mulvaney as Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's acting director. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Consumer protection bureau faces constitutional challenge in Supreme Court

The Obama-era Consumer Financial Protection Bureau faced a legal challenge at the Supreme Court on Thursday to its singe-director format, a setup that Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh has consistently ruled against for placing too much power in the hands of one unaccountable bureaucrat. Published September 6, 2018

In this June 26, 2018 photo, President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with Republican lawmakers in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

How N.Y. Times gave 'gutless' rogue Trump aide platform to undermine administration

President Trump excoriated as "gutless" an anonymous senior administration official who wrote an opinion column in The New York Times on Wednesday saying that many of the president's advisers are deliberately conspiring in a resistance within the government to thwart the president's agenda and save the nation from "his worst inclinations." Published September 5, 2018

President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, for the second day of his confirmation to replace retired Justice Anthony Kennedy. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Trump says Woodward book is timed to distract from Kavanaugh hearing

President Trump said Wednesday that opponents are "grasping at straws" in their efforts to block the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh, even to the point of releasing a new book critical of the president as a distraction. Published September 5, 2018

President Donald Trump shakes hands with Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford, right, with Defense Secretary Jim Mattis in the center, at the Memorial Amphitheater in Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day, Monday, May 28, 2018 in Arlington, Va.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Bob Woodward's new book describes Mattis, Kelly criticizing Trump as incompetent: 'He's an idiot'

A new book about the Trump White House portrays top aides such as Defense Secretary James N. Mattis and White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly criticizing President Trump behind his back as incompetent and attorney John Dowd warning the president that he would end up in "an orange jumpsuit" if he testified in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation. Published September 4, 2018

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, left, listens as Republican challenger Corey Stewart, right, gestures during the Virginia Bar Association debate at the Homestead in Hot Springs , Va., Saturday, July 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Helber) ** FILE **

GOP candidates pressure Trump to abandon pay freeze for federal workers

President Trump signaled Monday that he's still reconsidering his announcement to freeze pay for more than 2 million federal civilian workers, after hearing objections from Republican candidates in Virginia, a state with a large population of federal employees. Published September 3, 2018