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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

President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump shake hands following their meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) ** FILE **

Energy Dept. rebuffs Trump's request for list of climate-change workers

In another sign that the transition isn't proceeding as smoothly as President Obama professes, the Energy Department refused Tuesday to provide President-elect Donald Trump's team with a list of federal employees who have worked on climate-change programs. Published December 13, 2016

President Barack Obama meets with President-elect Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

White House slams Donald Trump, GOP over probes of Russian hacking in election

The White House raised transition tensions with President-elect Donald Trump on Monday, laying out "objective facts" of the mogul's ties to Russia and lashing out at congressional Republicans who now want to investigate whether Moscow's cyberattacks were aimed at helping Mr. Trump win the election. Published December 12, 2016

FILE - In this Tuesday, May 29, 2012, file photo, President Barack Obama awards the Medal of Freedom to former astronaut John Glenn during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Glenn, the first American to orbit Earth who later spent 24 years representing Ohio in the Senate, died Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016, at the age of 95. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Obama praises astronaut John Glenn as an 'icon'

President Obama hailed the late astronaut John Glenn, the first American to orbit Earth, as an iconic pioneer of space flight and a devoted public servant. Published December 8, 2016

President Obama. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Obama blames U.S. intelligence for missing rise of the Islamic State

As President Obama prepares to leave office without having destroyed the Islamic State, he's selling the notion that U.S. intelligence agencies failed to warn him promptly about the rise of the terrorist group more than two years ago, an assertion raising howls of incredulity in some quarters. Published December 8, 2016

President Barack Obama speaks at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Fla., Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016, about the administration's approach to counterterrorism campaign. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Obama: U.S. must embrace Muslims to defeat terrorism

In a clear warning shot at President-elect Donald Trump, President Obama said Tuesday the U.S. can only protect the homeland against terrorism by embracing Muslims and encouraging a society "that can criticize a president without retribution." Published December 6, 2016

British Prime Minister David Cameron, French President Francois Hollande, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi,  EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, European Council President Donald Tusk, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and U.S. President Barack Obama look to the media prior to the third working session at the G-7 summit  in Schloss Elmau hotel near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, southern Germany, Monday, June 8, 2015. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

Obama becoming increasingly powerless as world allies fall to populist uprisings

The resignation of Italy's prime minister Monday marked the abrupt downfall of the third key European partner of President Obama this year, as the president becomes increasingly powerless to confront a populist wave sweeping both sides of the Atlantic and challenging traditional U.S. alliances. Published December 5, 2016

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe talks during a press conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Monday, Nov. 21, 2016. Abe met with Argentina's president on Monday as part of an official visit to boost trade ties between the two countries. (AP Photo/Luciano Matteazzi) ** FILE **

Japanese leader Shinzo Abe to visit Pearl Harbor with Obama

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Pearl Harbor with President Obama later this month, becoming the first Japanese leader to visit the site of the attack 75 years ago that killed more than 2,300 U.S. servicemen and thrust the U.S. into World War II. Published December 5, 2016