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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 frame grab from video provided by WPLG-TV,  police take Nikolas Cruz into Broward County jail on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.  Cruz was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder Thursday morning after being questioned for hours by state and federal authorities.  (WPLG-TV via AP)

Mental health eyed after expelled student killed 17 at Florida high school

Republican Florida Gov. Rick Scott says he will work to make sure people with mental illness do not get guns. The announcement comes a day after 19-year-old man opened fire on students at his former high school in Parkland, Florida, killing at least 17 people. Published February 14, 2018

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, speaks with reporters following a vote, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) ** FILE **

Trump backs Grassley immigration bill, rejects 'Band-Aid' solutions

President Trump threw his support Wednesday behind an immigration bill sponsored by Republican Sen. Charles E. Grassley of Iowa, saying it accomplishes the White House's goals of securing the border and providing a permanent solution for young illegal immigrants. Published February 14, 2018

Eric Bolling appears on Fox News Channel's "The Five" on July 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) ** FILE **

Eric Bolling recalls Trump's holiday phone call after son's overdose death

Former Fox News host Eric Bolling, who is working with the White House to raise awareness about the dangers of opioids, said Wednesday that President Trump reached out to him at a moment of deep despair after the death of Mr. Bolling's son from an accidental overdose. Published February 14, 2018

Budget Director Mick Mulvaney testifies before the Senate Budget Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, on President Donald Trump's fiscal year 2019 budget proposal. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Trump plan cuts CFPB's budget by one-third

President Trump's proposed federal budget steps up his assault on regulation, and nowhere does he draw those battle lines more clearly than his plan to cut the budget of the Obama-era Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and bring the agency under congressional oversight. Published February 13, 2018

President Donald Trump speaks in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, during a meeting with state and local officials about infrastructure. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Trump vows to propose 'reciprocal tax' on trade imports

President Trump said Monday that he will propose a "reciprocal" tax on imports this week, reviving an idea he raised earlier to combat U.S. trading partners engaging in unfair trade practices. Published February 12, 2018

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, right, smiles as President Donald Trump meets with members of his Cabinet in the Cabinet Room at the White House, Monday, March 13, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Trump releases federal budget with big increases for military, border security

It's difficult to see through all the red ink, but President Trump's proposed $4.38 trillion budget for fiscal 2019 contains consistent conservative policy solutions for the years ahead, such as beefing up the military and border security, trimming domestic spending across the board, containing the cost of most entitlement programs and slashing foreign aid. Published February 12, 2018

President Donald Trump smiles as he is introduced to speak to U.S. military troops and their families at Naval Air Station Sigonella, Saturday, May 27, 2017, in Sigonella, Italy. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump to propose new budget to undo some of spending increase

Days after he signed a plan to boost spending by nearly $300 billion, President Trump will propose a new 2019 budget his aides said will try to undo some of that increase, in what they called an attempt to "bend the trajectory down." Published February 11, 2018

White House deputy press secretary Raj Shah speaks during the daily press briefing in the Brady press briefing room at the White House, in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

White House sacks an alleged domestic abuser

Speechwriter David Sorensen, who worked at the Council on Environmental Quality at the White House, resigned Friday upon being confronted by White House officials after questions from the media, said White House deputy press secretary Raj Shah. Published February 9, 2018