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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

U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas Donohue speaks at the State of American Business 2015 event in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) ** FILE **

Chamber chief calls on Trump to kill wide range of Obama regulations

The president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce called on President-elect Donald Trump and the Republican-majority Congress on Wednesday to roll back Obama-era regulations on clean power plants and health care while pursuing new trade deals and immigration reform. Published January 11, 2017

 In this June 21, 2013, file photo, the seal a fixed to the front of the Department of Veterans Affairs building in Washington. On Jan. 10, 2017, the Office of Special Counsel confirmed a whistleblower's accusations that, on average, 1,100 patients wait more than 30 days for care at the VA's Phoenix hospital. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Watchdog finds more delays in care at Phoenix VA hospital

A government watchdog reported Tuesday that there are still chronic delays for veterans waiting for health care appointments at the Department of Veterans Affairs facility in Phoenix, more than two years after the Obama administration pledged to fix the problems. Published January 10, 2017

In this Feb. 9, 2009, file photo, then-President Barack Obama laughs during his first prime-time televised news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File) ** FILE **

White House applauds Meryl Streep's criticism of Donald Trump

The White House defended actress Meryl Streep's criticism of President-elect Donald Trump Monday and said President Obama has been biting his tongue to keep from unleashing similar public barbs about the Republican. Published January 9, 2017

In this Dec. 15, 2016, file photo, first lady Michelle Obama speaks after the screening for the movie 'Hidden Figures,' in the South Court Auditorium in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. When Obama helps recognize the school counselor of the year on Friday, Jan. 6, aides say it will also mark her final public event as first lady.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, file)

Michelle Obama, in final speech, praises immigrants

In her final speech, first lady Michelle Obama delivered some indirect barbs at President-elect Donald Trump Friday by saying diversity in the U.S. "is not a threat to who we are." Published January 6, 2017

President Barack Obama reviews the troops during an Armed Forces Full Honor Farewell Review for him, Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017, at Conmy Hall, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Obama transfers four more Gitmo detainees

Continuing a push in defiance of President-elect Donald Trump, President Obama has transferred four more terrorism detainees out of the Guantanamo Bay detention facility, lowering the prison population to 55. Published January 5, 2017

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Sean Spicer, spokesman: Donald Trump has no plans to revamp CIA

The spokesman for President-elect Donald Trump refuted Thursday a report that the Republican plans to revamp U.S. intelligence agencies in the wake of Obama administration claims that Russian hackers helped Mr. Trump to win the election. Published January 5, 2017

Obama pens law review essay on reducing prison population

President Obama published an essay in the Harvard Law Review Thursday to highlight his efforts at criminal justice reform, saying he's the first president since Jimmy Carter to leave office with fewer inmates in federal prison than when he was inaugurated. Published January 5, 2017