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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

A South Korean army soldier passes by a TV screen showing file footage of CIA Director Mike Pompeo, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Pompeo recently traveled to North Korea to meet with leader Kim Jong Un, a highly unusual, secret visit undertaken as the enemy nations prepare for a meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The signs read: " Mike Pompeo meets with Kim Jong Un." (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

Pompeo's role in North Korea talks could help his confirmation battle in Senate

President Trump's surprise decision to send CIA Director Mike Pompeo to North Korea for top-secret talks with Kim Jong-un earlier this month makes it more difficult for Senate Democrats to oppose Mr. Pompeo's nomination as secretary of state, White House officials and Senate Republicans said Wednesday. Published April 18, 2018

Trump files for extension on tax return

President Trump has filed for a six-month extension for his tax return, the White House said on Tuesday, the deadline for taxpayers. Published April 17, 2018

President Donald Trump waves as he leaves a roundtable discussion on tax cuts for Florida small businesses, in Hialeah, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Trump: Economy 'starting to rock' from impact of tax cuts

President Trump made a pitch in Florida on Monday for permanent tax cuts, criticizing incumbent Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson as an opponent of the recently approved tax-relief package who would try to raise taxes if his party takes control of Congress this year. Published April 16, 2018

President Donald Trump waves to media as he walks from the Oval Office of the White House to Marine One in Washington, Monday, April 16, 2018, for the short trip to Andrews Air Force Base en route to Miami. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Trump puts brakes on Russian sanctions over Syria

President Trump on Monday ordered a hold on new economic sanctions against Russia over its support for Syria and said he remain committed to pulling U.S. troops out of the war-torn nation, despite what was widely seen as a successful strike with allies on President Bashar Assad's chemical weapons infrastructure over the weekend. Published April 16, 2018

President Donald Trump speaks at an event to promote his tax cut package at Bucky Dent Park in Hialeah, Fla., Monday, April 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Trump admits 'not all' of his Cabinet picks were so hot

President Trump engaged in a bit of rare self-criticism about the quality of his Cabinet Monday while praising two of his top economic advisers, Labor Secretary Alex Acosta and Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin. Published April 16, 2018

President Donald Trump, center, takes his seat before speaking at an event to promote his tax cut package at Bucky Dent Park in Hialeah, Fla., Monday, April 16, 2018. Siting with Trump are Maximo Alvarez, left, CEO, Sunshine Distributor and Irina Vilarino, right, owner, Las Vegas Cuban Cuisine. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Trump lauds missile strikes on Syria

President Trump hailed the success of the U.S.-led missiles strikes on Syria Monday, boasting that the Russian military was unable to shoot down even one of the allies' missiles last weekend. Published April 16, 2018

FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, right, chats with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. The Trump administration has once again declined to brand China a currency manipulator, but it did target that country and five others for special monitoring for what the administration says are practices that are worsening America's trade deficit. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)

Trump slams China, Russia for devaluing their currencies

President Trump accused China and Russia Monday of devaluing their currencies against the U.S. dollar, three days after the Treasury Department declined to label China a currency manipulator. Published April 16, 2018

Satellite images show the Barzah Research and Development Center in Syria on Friday (top) and on Sunday. The parameters of presidential powers for such a strike are far from clear. Story, A6. (Associated Press)

After strike on Syria, Congress to debate presidential war powers

President Trump told Congress on Sunday that he was exercising commander-in-chief powers when he ordered strikes on Syria's chemical weapons capability, insisting the action on Saturday was "in the vital national security" interests of the U.S. Published April 15, 2018

Trump takes heat for borrowing 'Mission Accomplished' from Bush

Social media erupted with criticism Saturday over President Trump tweeting the phrase "mission accomplished" -- which haunted former President George W. Bush during the Iraq war -- to summarize the latest U.S.-led missile strikes in Syria. Published April 14, 2018

President Donald Trump speaks in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House on Friday, April 13, 2018, in Washington, about the United States' military response to Syria's chemical weapon attack on April 7. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Trump says 'mission accomplished' in Syria airstrikes

President Trump declared "mission accomplished" Saturday after U.S. military forces carried out missile strikes with Britain and France against Syrian chemical-weapons facilities. Published April 14, 2018