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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

Vice President Mike Pence administers the oath of office to Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, accompanied by his wife Betty, Friday, Feb. 10, 2017,  in the in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Price sworn in as HHS secretary

Tom Price took the oath of office as secretary of Health and Human Services Friday, hours after the Senate confirmed him to the post in a close vote. Published February 10, 2017

President Trump publicly took issue with several federal judges, which his Supreme Court nominee, Judge Neil Gorsuch, called "disheartening" and "demoralizing." (Associated Press)

Trump insists Democrats twisting Gorsuch's critique of president

President Trump stood by his criticism of federal courts Thursday but also remains pleased with his pick to the Supreme Court, insisting that Democrats are twisting the words of Judge Neil Gorsuch to undermine his nomination. Published February 9, 2017

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, accompanied by his wife, Akie, departs from Toyko to meet President Trump in Washington on Friday. (Associated Press)

Trump flying to Florida again for golf with Japanese prime minister

President Trump often criticized President Obama for playing golf, but Mr. Trump will fly to Florida at taxpayer expense Friday to play for the second time in his 3-week-old presidency, this one involving some tee-to-green diplomacy with Japan's prime minister. Published February 9, 2017

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., listens at right as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Senators on his Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump insists Judge Gorsuch's comments were 'misrepresented'

President Trump insisted Thursday that a Democratic senator "misrepresented" comments by Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch, who said the president's criticism of the federal judiciary was "disheartening." Published February 9, 2017

Americans are optimistic since President Trump took over at the White House, with businesses overwhelmingly expecting improvements. (Associated Press)

Donald Trump sends a letter to Chinese president

After speaking by phone with at least 15 world leaders from Russia to New Zealand, President Trump reached out to the president of China for the first time Wednesday -- in a letter. Published February 8, 2017

President Donald Trump speaks in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017. The Associated Press has learned that another nonprofit organization is rejecting federal grant money to fight against violent extremism under President Donald Trump's administration. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump: New era for law enforcement after Obama

President Trump told police chiefs Wednesday that he has their backs, after years of law enforcement officials complaining that then-President Obama wasn't supporting them as the Black Lives Matter movement took hold. Published February 8, 2017

Vice President Mike Pence swears in Education Secretary Betsy DeVos in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in the White House complex in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2016, as DeVos' husband Dick DeVos watches. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

DeVos sworn in as education secretary by Pence

Betsy DeVos was sworn in as secretary of the Department of Education Tuesday night by Vice President Mike Pence, who said his tie-breaking vote in the Senate was "the easiest vote" of his career. Published February 7, 2017