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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 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

Portraits of President-elect Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin hang in the Union Jack pub in Moscow. (Associated Press/File)

Obama heeds Senate Democrats, will look at suspected Russian meddling in election

The White House said Thursday that it would review a request by Democrats on the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence to make public new information pointing to Russian meddling in the U.S. presidential election, but it hasn't changed the administration's view that Donald Trump's victory was free of tampering. Published December 1, 2016

At the United Nations on Wednesday, the Security Council voted to further tighten sanctions against North Korea in response to its fifth and largest nuclear test yet. (Associated Press)

China joins U.S., allies in sanctions on North Korea

The U.N. Security Council unanimously pushed through a harsh slate of sanctions against North Korea on Wednesday -- even winning support from China to slash coal imports from its nuclear-armed neighbor -- a day after the Obama administration sought to ease regional concerns over a political crisis gripping South Korea. Published November 30, 2016

The seal affixed to the front of the Department of Veterans Affairs building in Washington is seen here on June 21, 2013. (Associated Press) **FILE**

VA says Christmas tree being removed was in a box

The Philadelphia regional office of the Veterans Affairs Department said Wednesday that a Christmas tree being removed from its office is in a box, not on display. Published November 30, 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 sniffs at Trump helping to save Carrier jobs in U.S.

The White House threw a little shade Wednesday on President-elect Donald Trump's apparently successful effort to keep 1,000 manufacturing jobs in Indiana, saying it's nice but pales in comparison to the jobs created under President Obama. Published November 30, 2016

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in jeopardy under Donald Trump

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the powerful five-year-old agency that President Obama hopes will be regulating businesses on behalf of consumers long after he leaves office, could be gutted and its director removed soon after President-elect Donald Trump is inaugurated in January. Published November 29, 2016