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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

First lady Michelle Obama waves to supporters as she arrives on stage prior to speaking during a campaign rally for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Michelle Obama blasts Donald Trump as out-of-touch elitist

First lady Michelle Obama ratcheted up her attacks on Republican nominee Donald Trump on Thursday, portraying him as a out-of-touch elitist who ignores average Americans while living "high up in a tower." Published October 20, 2016

President Barack Obama waves to the crowd after a campaign rally for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at Florida Memorial University, Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Obama attacks Rubio, Trump at Florida rally

President Obama attacked Republican Sen. Marco Rubio almost as often as he blistered Donald Trump Thursday at a campaign stop in Florida, accusing the lawmaker of supporting the presidential nominee only to save his own job. Published October 20, 2016

A girl who was protesting Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at rally in Janesville, Wis., on March 29, 2016, is escorted by police after being pepper-sprayed by a man in a crowd during a confrontation outside the hotel where Trump was speaking. Her face was stained by the spray. (Amber Arnold/Wisconsin State Journal via AP) **FILE**

Democratic operative plotted to have men bully women at Trump rally

The White House moved Wednesday to distance itself from a Democratic dirty-tricks scandal amid Republican calls for an investigation and newly released footage revealing that a Hillary Clinton campaign consultant schemed to have women bullied at a Donald Trump rally. Published October 19, 2016

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Obama not in touch with half-brother, White House says

The White House shrugged off Donald Trump's invitation of President Obama's half-brother to the final presidential debate Wednesday, saying the president has no real relationship with his relative born in Kenya. Published October 19, 2016

"I'd invite Mr. Trump to stop whining and go try to make his case to get votes," President Obama said. "I have never seen, in my lifetime or in modern political history, any presidential candidate trying to discredit the elections and the election process before votes have even taken place. It's unprecedented. It happens to be based on no facts." (Associated Press)

Obama tells Trump to 'stop whining' about 'rigged' election system

Jumping into the presidential campaign like no other two-term incumbent, President Obama warned Donald Trump on Tuesday to "stop whining" about a rigged election system, calling the Republican nominee's claims "unprecedented" and false. Published October 18, 2016

Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, speaks with then-U.S. President Barack Obama in Hangzhou in eastern China's Zhejiang province, Monday, Sept. 5, 2016. (Alexei Druzhinin/Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP) ** FILE **

Obama says Trump 'wrong' on Russia and Putin

President Obama said Tuesday that Donald Trump's admiration for Russian President Vladimir Putin is "out of step" with the rest of the Republican Party, and he questioned why GOP officials aren't calling their nominee on it. Published October 18, 2016

Obama says world must reject 'scapegoating' of immigrants

President Obama said Tuesday that democracies must reject the isolationism represented by both Donald Trump's candidacy and Britain's decision to leave the European Union, and instead embrace "diverse societies." Published October 18, 2016