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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

Member of Trump's diversity council calls for Bannon's resignation

A member of President Trump's diversity council called on White House chief strategist Steve Bannon to resign Tuesday following the president's belated denunciation of white nationalist groups for violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. Published August 15, 2017

In this photo taken Aug. 14, 2017, President Donald Trump speaks in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House in Washington. President Donald Trump appears to have mistakenly retweeted a message from one of his critics saying "he's a fascist." Trump deleted his retweet Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, after about five minutes, but not before the message sent to his 35 million followers racked up a big response. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Team Trump accuses CNN of censorship

The Trump campaign accused CNN Tuesday of censorship for refusing to broadcast a paid advertisement highlighting President Trump's achievements. Published August 15, 2017

Two executive orders target China's trade practices

President Trump signed two executive actions Monday targeting China's trade practices, the first step in a process that could result in tariffs on Chinese imports, even as the U.S. seeks more help from Beijing on North Korea's weapons buildup. Published August 15, 2017

Trump's 'Racism is evil' too late for critics

President Trump belatedly denounced violence specifically by white nationalist groups Monday under enormous pressure, singling out the KKK and neo-Nazis by name after a weekend of violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Published August 15, 2017

Pence calls white supremacists 'dangerous fringe groups,' defends Trump's call for unity

Vice President Mike Pence denounced white supremacists Sunday night as "dangerous fringe groups" and said President Trump shares his views. Referring to weekend violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, in which a man drove a car into a crowd of demonstrators, killing one person and injuring many others, Mr. Pence said the administration clearly rejects the ideology of white supremacists. Published August 13, 2017

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, center, with his wife Cilia Flores, left, and Constitutional Assembly President Delcy Rodriguez wave as they arrive to the National Assembly building for a session with the Constitutional Assembly in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

Trump refuses to take call from Venezuela's Maduro

President Trump rebuffed the offer of a phone call from the president of Venezuela late Friday night, after Mr. Trump warned that he is considering military options to address civil and political unrest in the South American country. Published August 12, 2017

Trump reassures governor of Guam in phone call

President Trump assured Gov. Eddie Calvo of Guam in a phone call that U.S. forces will protect the American territory from any aggression by North Korea. Published August 12, 2017

Trump says he won't fire Mueller, wants probe to wrap up

President Trump said Thursday he won't fire special counsel Robert Mueller and wants the former FBI director to "get on" with the investigation into possible collusion of Trump associates with Russia. Published August 10, 2017

Despite North Korean bluster that it has the ability to launch a nuclear missile at U.S. bases in the Pacific, and President Trump's heated response, diplomats and politicians countered the threat of conflict is overblown. (Associated Press)

Tillerson, Mattis back up Trump's stark warning to North Korea

The State and Defense departments provided backup Wednesday to President Trump's threat a day earlier to rain down "fire and fury like the world has never seen" if North Korea did not curb its nuclear programs, but there was little sign Pyongyang was seeking to ease its threats against the U.S. and its allies in the region. Published August 9, 2017

People walk by a TV screen showing a local news program reporting with an image of U.S. President Donald Trump at the Seoul Train Station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017. North Korea and the United States traded escalating threats, with President Donald Trump threatening Pyongyang "with fire and fury like the world has never seen" and the North's military claiming Wednesday it was examining its plans for attacking Guam. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

Trump chose 'fire and fury' warning for North Korea: White House

President Trump's advisers were "well aware" that he planned to deliver a strong message about North Korea's nuclear weapons program, but Mr. Trump chose the specific language warning that Pyongyang faced "fire and fury" from the U.S., the White House said Wednesday. Published August 9, 2017