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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

White House fans flames over Trump's knowledge of Russian hacking

The White House doubled down Thursday on President-elect Donald Trump's purported knowledge of Russia's hacking during the election, saying Mr. Trump should "cooperate" with a government investigation into whether Moscow's interference helped him to win the presidency. Published December 15, 2016

In this Sept. 26, 2015, file photo, Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File)

Iran sanctions renewal becomes law without Obama signature

President Obama allowed a bill extending sanctions against Iran for 10 years to become law without his signature early Thursday, backing away from earlier indications by the White House that he would sign the measure. Published December 15, 2016

"Neither of [the leaks] came from the Russians," said Craig Murray, former British ambassador to Uzbekistan and a close associate of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. "The source had legal access to the information. The documents came from inside leaks, not hacks." (Associated Press)

WikiLeaks figure says 'disgusted' Democrat leaked Clinton campaign emails

A WikiLeaks figure is claiming that he received leaked Clinton campaign emails from a "disgusted" Democratic whistleblower, while the White House continued to blame Russian hackers Wednesday for meddling in the presidential election and asserted that Donald Trump was "obviously aware" of Moscow's efforts on his behalf. Published December 14, 2016

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