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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

Reporters and photographer wait for comment from Republican congressmen who are meeting with President Obama regarding the government shutdown and debt ceiling at the West Wing at the White House in Washington on Oct. 10, 2013. (Associated Press) **FILE**

White House journalists blast Trump, Clinton

A group representing White House journalists said Thursday that Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are threatening freedom of the press with their behavior in the presidential campaign. Published July 14, 2016

The White House is seen at dusk as illuminated by lights from the North Lawn in Washington, DC, on October 7, 2008. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

White House won't light up blue to honor Dallas cops

The head of a national law enforcement group said the White House is dealing a "slap in the face" to police by refusing to illuminate the president's house in blue to show support for law enforcement after the assassination of five officers in Dallas. Published July 13, 2016

In this image taken from a July 10, 2016, video footage released by China's CCTV via AP Video, Chinese UN peacekeepers tend to a wounded colleague after an attack on an armored personal carrier used by the Chinese peacekeepers in Jebel in South Sudan. Heavy explosions are shaking South Sudan's capital Juba Monday, July 11, 2016, as clashes between government and opposition forces entered their fifth day, witnesses say, pushing the country back toward civil war. (CCTV via AP Video)

Obama deploys troops to South Sudan

President Obama notified Congress Wednesday that he has deployed more than 200 U.S. troops to South Sudan to protect U.S. embassy staff who are facing a "deteriorating security situation." Published July 13, 2016

U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Obama files new trade complaint against China with WTO

In a move that could impact the presidential campaign, the Obama administration leveled a new trade complaint against China Wednesday at the World Trade Organization, accusing Beijing of failing to eliminate export duties on nine raw materials. Published July 13, 2016

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden talk outside the presidents limousine before taking off from Love Field Airport, Tuesday, July 12, 2016, in Dallas. Obama and Biden attended the memorial service for the five fallen Dallas police officers. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Obama hosts meeting with police, civil-rights leaders

President Obama hosts a meeting at the White House Wednesday to seek common ground between police and civil-rights leaders, a day after he spoke out in support of black protesters at a memorial service for five slain police officers in Dallas. Published July 13, 2016

This undated photo posted on Facebook on April 30, 2016, shows Micah Johnson, who was a suspect in the sniper slayings of five law enforcement officers in Dallas Thursday night, July 7, 2016, during a protest over two recent fatal police shootings of black men. An Army veteran, Johnson tried to take refuge in a parking garage and exchanged gunfire with police, who later killed him with a robot-delivered bomb, Dallas Police Chief David Brown said. (Facebook via AP) ** FILE **

Obama tells police that Dallas shooting was hate crime

On the eve of a memorial service for five slain Dallas police officers, President Obama said the black sniper who killed the white officers would have been prosecuted for a hate crime if he were still alive. Published July 12, 2016

President Obama cut short his European trip to address the situation at home, saying that individuals within a protest movement can turn events violent. (Associated Press)

Obama returns to U.S. to deal with Dallas shooting aftermath

President Obama cut short a trip to Europe Sunday night and returned to the U.S., hoping to calm tensions from the assassinations of five police officers in Dallas, to address multiplying protests in major cities over police shootings of minorities and to salvage his legacy on race relations. Published July 10, 2016