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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

In this Oct. 6, 2018 file photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., finishes speaking to reporters at the Capitol in Washington.   (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) **FILE**

Senate to vote on criminal justice reform this year

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that senators will vote on a slimmed-down criminal justice reform bill before Congress shuts down for the year, delivering what could be a major victory to President Trump. Published December 11, 2018

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, right, leans in to talk with President Donald Trump during Trump's meeting with Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, June 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Trump close to naming new chief of staff

President Trump was close to naming a new White House chief of staff Sunday to replace the departing John F. Kelly, as the president braces for the culmination of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, a new Democratic House majority and the 2020 re-election campaign. Published December 8, 2018

President Donald Trump talks with reporters before departing for Kansas City to address the 2018 Project Safe Neighborhoods National Conference, on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump taps William Barr for attorney general, Heather Nauert for U.N.

President Trump said Friday he will nominate William P. Barr as attorney general and State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert as ambassador to the United Nations, prominent moves on a day of staff shakeups that is expected to include the departure of White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly. Published December 7, 2018

In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping participate in a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Trump's impromptu China trade deal unravels

Skepticism mounted Tuesday about President Trump's impromptu trade agreement with the president of China, as Mr. Trump threatened new penalties against Beijing if the deal falls through. Stock markets plummeted. Published December 4, 2018