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Dave Boyer

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

Articles by Dave Boyer

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen prepares to speak during a meeting of eurogroup finance ministers at the European Council building in Brussels on Monday, July 12, 2021. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

Yellen tells Congress that U.S. will reach debt limit on Aug. 1

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen told congressional leaders Friday that the U.S. will reach its borrowing limit on Aug. 1, and Treasury officials will take "extraordinary measures" after that if Congress doesn't raise the ceiling and avoid a default on government debts. Published July 23, 2021

Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., speaks to reporters after House Republicans voted to oust her from her leadership post as chair of the House Republican Conference because of her repeated criticism of former President Donald Trump for his false claims of election fraud and his role in instigating the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol attack, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, May 12, 2021. (Associated Press/File)

Trump to meet Cheney’s opponents to narrow field of GOP challengers

Former President Donald Trump said Tuesday he'll meet next week with some of the seven Republican challengers hoping to defeat Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming, saying he wants only his endorsed candidate to square off against Ms. Cheney in the 2022 GOP primary. Published July 20, 2021

Trader Richard Brophy works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, July 13, 2021. Stocks wobbled between small gains and losses in early trading Tuesday as investors weigh the latest quarterly earnings reports from big U.S. companies and concerns about inflation. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

A new inflation number, a new headache for Biden

U.S. consumer prices spiked again in June, extending the highest rate of inflation in 13 years and emerging as a political threat to President Biden's big-spending infrastructure proposals ahead of next year's midterm elections. Published July 13, 2021

In this Nov. 7, 2020, photo, Pennsylvania state Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-Franklin, center, speaks to supporters of President Donald Trump as they demonstrate outside the Pennsylvania State Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., after Democrat Joe Biden defeated Trump to become 46th president of the United States. Mastriano, said in a statement Wednesday, July 7, 2021, that, as chair of the Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee, he issued letters to several counties, requesting "information and materials needed to conduct a forensic investigation of the 2020 General Election and the 2021 Primary." (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) **FILE**

Trump ally seeks ‘forensic investigation’ of 2020 election in Pennsylvania

A Republican state senator and Trump ally on Wednesday requested election data from several Pennsylvania counties as the first step in a "forensic investigation" of the 2020 election and last spring's primary, saying millions of Pennsylvanians have "serious doubts" about the accuracy of President Biden's win there. Published July 7, 2021