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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 at the National Republican Congressional Committee March Dinner at the National Building Museum, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) ** FILE **

Trump to reporter: 'I'm president and you're not'

President Trump didn't give an inch on his claims about wiretapping and voter fraud in an interview published Thursday, and told the journalist, "I can't be doing so badly, because I'm president and you're not." Published March 23, 2017

At a rally in Kentucky on Monday night, President Trump promised that he is fully committed to cutting the federal government's size and influence."We are going to take power back from the political class in Washington and return that power to you," he said. (Associated Press)

Trump unfazed by 'deep state' suspicion

Whether President Trump is feuding with a "deep state" that is working to undermine him, or he is simply encountering resistance from the mammoth federal bureaucracy he wants to shrink, the White House said Tuesday that it's a battle as old as the country. Published March 21, 2017

President Donald Trump points as he speaks during a rally at the Kentucky Exposition Center, Monday, March 20, 2017, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

President Trump says no tax cuts unless Obamacare replaced

President Trump exerted some friendly pressure on Sen. Rand Paul Monday night in his home state, telling a crowd in Kentucky that Americans won't get tax cuts unless Mr. Paul and other reluctant Republican lawmakers support the administration-backed health care law to replace Obamacare. Published March 21, 2017

Vice president Mike Pence, right, and Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, center, and White House chief strategist Steve Bannon arrive for news conference with President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, March 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Pence says momentum building for House to pass health-care bill

Vice President Mike Pence told an audience in Florida Saturday that the White House is "working around the clock" with Republican lawmakers to pass an administration-backed health care bill to repeal and replace Obamacare ahead of a House vote next week. Published March 18, 2017

Justice opposes Obama's consumer bureau in major court case

The Justice Department told a federal appeals court Friday that President Trump should have the authority to fire the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a powerful regulatory agency created under President Obama. Published March 17, 2017

President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting about veterans affairs, Friday, March 17, 2017, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump says he's changing minds on health care bill

President Trump said Friday that he's winning over Republican lawmakers who were opposed to the administration-backed health care bill to replace and repeal Obamacare, and he predicted the measure will now pass the House. Published March 17, 2017

White House press secretary Sean Spicer, right, give the podium to Budget Director Mick Mulvaney during daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, Thursday, March 16, 2017, where he spoke about the Trump Administration's budget proposals. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

White House slams media over coverage of wiretapping issue

Hours after the Senate Intelligence Committee said it had no evidence to back up President Trump's claim of being wiretapped last year, the White House lashed out at the media Thursday, alleging a double standard in press coverage of the issue. Published March 16, 2017

President Trump proposes to cut cherished Obama programs such as support for alternative energy and slashes the EPA budget by 31 percent. (Associated Press)

Trump's 'hard power' budget boosts Pentagon spending, slashes foreign aid

President Trump's first budget called Thursday for a dramatic shift from the "soft power" diplomacy of the Obama era to a "hard power" military buildup, cutting the State Department by 28 percent in a slashing of foreign aid, boosting Pentagon spending by 10 percent and budgeting more than $4 billion to start construction of a border wall with Mexico. Published March 15, 2017