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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

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

President Donald Trump walks down the steps of Air Force One with his grandchildren, Arabella Kushner, center, and Joseph Kushner, right, after arriving at Morristown Municipal Airport to begin his summer vacation at his Bedminster golf club, Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, in Morristown, N.J. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump's New Jersey trip is not a vacation, officials say

After frequently criticizing former President Barack Obama for his golf vacations, President Trump decamped Washington on Friday for a 17-day stay at his Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey. Published August 6, 2017

President Donald Trump, right, speaks as Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, left, listens at Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla., Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, where Trump announced that McMaster will be the new national security adviser. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Trump, McMaster meet amid purge of national security staffers, Susan Rice revelation

National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster met with President Trump Thursday morning amid his purge of Trump loyalists from the White House national security council and a heated debate about sending more U.S. troops to Afghanistan. The president defended his adviser in a tweet late Friday night calling him a "good man" and saying he is "grateful for the work he continues to do." Published August 3, 2017

"This legislation demonstrates our compassion for struggling American families who deserve an immigration system that puts their needs first and that puts America first," President Trump said. (Associated Press/File)

Trump endorses merit-based system that would cut legal immigration by half

President Trump threw his support Wednesday behind a Senate bill that would cut legal immigration in half and impose a merit-based system, giving preference to English-speaking immigrants who demonstrate job skills and curtailing the traditional pipeline that rewarded extended family ties. Published August 2, 2017

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly stands in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, before President Donald Trump arrived to speak with small business owners as part of "American Dream Week." (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

John Kelly eyeing DHS spokesman for White House job

New White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly reportedly is eyeing his Homeland Security spokesman, David Lapan, to fill the vacant post of White House communications director. Published August 2, 2017