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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

FILE - In this Aug. 31, 2016 file photo, Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto, left, and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump shake hands after a joint statement at Los Pinos, the presidential official residence, in Mexico City. Before his swearing-in, Trump has already hurt Mexico's economy by pressuring automakers to shift factories out of Mexico and amid an uncertain economic outlook, the peso has plunged to all-time lows against the U.S. dollar. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte, File)

Donald Trump conferring with Netanyahu, Mexican president on first weekend in office

President Trump told his senior White House staff Sunday that the new administration will do "great things over the next eight years" for America, as he conferred with foreign heads of state such as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and scheduled meetings with the leaders of Mexico and Canada amid plans to renegotiate the NAFTA free-trade deal. Published January 22, 2017

President Donald Trump signs his first executive order in the Oval Office of the White House, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump orders freeze on new Obamacare regulations

In one of his first actions, President Trump signed an executive order Friday night issuing a government-wide freeze on any new Obamacare regulations, pending a repeal and replacement of the health care law. Published January 21, 2017

Vice President Mike Pence administers the oath of office the Defense Secretary James Mattis, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, in the Vice Presidential Ceremonial Office in the Eisenhower Executive Office building on the White House grounds in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Mattis, Kelly sworn in to new Cabinet posts

Defense Secretary James Mattis and Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly were sworn in to their new jobs Friday night by Vice President Mike Pence. Published January 20, 2017

WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES:  US President George W. Bush listens to journalists' questions after receiving a bust of Sir. Winston Churchill from the British Ambassador at the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC 16 July 2001.     AFP PHOTO/TIM SLOAN (Photo credit should read TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

President Trump returns bust of Churchill to Oval Office

On his first day in office, President Trump brought back a bust of the legendary British prime minister to the West Wing, after President Obama had removed it. Mr. Obama replaced it with a bust of Martin Luther King Jr. Published January 20, 2017

Former president Barack Obama waves as he boards a Marine helicopter on the East Front of the Capitol, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, in Washington, after Donald Trump was inaugurated. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Obama says his administration proved 'power of hope'

Former President Obama departed Washington Friday after Donald Trump's inauguration, telling supporters on his journey out of power that his administration had proved "the power of hope." Published January 20, 2017

President Barack Obama greets Former President Bill Clinton before the 58th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. Right is Vice President Joe Biden. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Obama signs final bill into law

Within hours of leaving office, President Obama signed his final bill into law Friday, a minor measure that extends a fellowship program for executive agencies. Published January 20, 2017

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama greet President-elect Donald Trump and his wife Melania at the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Obamas greet Trumps at White House

President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama greeted President-elect Donald Trump and incoming first lady Melania Trump at the White House Friday morning, in keeping with a transition tradition. Published January 20, 2017

In this photo taken Jan. 18, 2017, President Barack Obama speaks during his final presidential news conference, in the briefing room of the White House in Washington. In his last major act as president, Barack Obama cut short the sentences of 330 federal inmates convicted of drug crimes on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, bringing his bid to correct what hes called a systematic injustice to a climactic close. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) **FILE**

Obama makes last fundraising pitch as president

As the Democratic Party's fundraiser-in-chief for the past eight years, President Obama made one final pitch to supporters for donations late Thursday night, urging them to "fight back" against Republicans and the incoming Trump administration. Published January 20, 2017

President Barack Obama waves at the conclusion of his final presidential news conference, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, in the briefing room of the white House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama plans to remain in political fray, stay in D.C.

As President Obama prepares to fly off into history at noon Friday, he won't be receding as far from the spotlight as most former presidents, with plans to live in Washington and throw himself into a campaign to give Democrats more clout in reshaping congressional districts. Published January 19, 2017