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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

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

President Donald Trump speaks during the National Prayer Breakfast, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump signs spending bill into law

President Trump signed a bipartisan spending bill Friday morning, saying it will provide stable funding for the military and help the economy. Published February 9, 2018

President Donald Trump turns to talk to the gathered media during a Christmas Eve video teleconference with members of the mIlitary at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla., Sunday, Dec. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Trump loves a military parade, so he's ordered one

The White House confirmed Tuesday night that President Trump has asked the Pentagon to arrange a grand military parade in Washington to showcase the pride and valor of U.S. armed forces, possibly on Independence Day. Published February 6, 2018

Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., speaks to reporters as he leaves the office of Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, who is moderating bipartisan negotiations on immigration, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. President Donald Trump has given Congress until March to come up with a plan to protect the nearly 700,000 young people who had been protected from deportation and given the right to work legally in the country under the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA. Trump announced he was ending DACA last year. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Sen. Jeff Flake: Trump doesn't understand the meaning of treason

An offhand trolling comment by President Trump about Democratic behavior during the State of the Union address prompted tirades Tuesday from Democrats and anti-Trump Republicans -- and led the White House to say it didn't care. Published February 6, 2018