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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 dboyer@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by Dave Boyer

Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, speaks during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 24, 2020, on oversight of the Justice Department and a probe into the politicization of the department under Attorney General William Barr. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, Pool) ** FILE **

Gohmert appeals ruling on Pence to Fifth Circuit

Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas is appealing a federal judge's ruling that he lacked standing to bring a lawsuit aimed at empowering Vice President Mike Pence to overturn President-elect Joseph R. Biden's victory. Published January 2, 2021

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp speaks during a news conference on vaccines for COVID-19 at Emory Health Care Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) **FILE**

Trump calls on 'obstructionist' Georgia Gov. Kemp to resign

President Trump urged Republican Gov. Brian Kemp of Georgia to resign Wednesday, calling him an "obstructionist" of the Trump campaign's efforts to overturn President-elect Joseph R. Biden's win in the state. Published December 30, 2020

In this Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020, photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, of Kentucky, speaks during a news conference with other Senate Republicans on Capitol Hill in Washington, while Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyoming, listens at left. (Nicholas Kamm/Pool Photo via AP) ** FILE **

McConnell blocks Democrats' bid for quick approval of $2,000 stimulus checks

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blocked Democrats' attempt Tuesday to more than triple COVID-19 relief checks to $2,000, and moved to link any increase -- which has the backing of President Trump -- with a repeal of liability protections for Big Tech, leading Democrats to delay action on a major defense bill. Published December 29, 2020

Sen. Kelly Loeffler, R-Ga., left, stands with Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., and Ivanka Trump, assistant to the President, during a campaign rally, Monday, Dec. 21, 2020, in Milton, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) **FILE**

Perdue, Loeffler support increasing stimulus checks to $2,000

Republican Sen. David Perdue of Georgia said Tuesday that he supports increasing stimulus checks to $2,000, raising the pressure on Senate GOP leaders to hold a vote on the aid ahead of pivotal runoff elections in Georgia next week. Published December 29, 2020

President Donald Trump waves as he boards Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020. Trump is traveling to his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Defiant Trump sows chaos for Congress, departs for Florida

President Trump spurned Democrats and Republicans alike on Wednesday as he left Washington defiantly for the holidays, vetoing a major defense bill, imperiling a COVID-19 relief package and setting the stage for a possible government shutdown after Christmas. Published December 23, 2020