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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 ridicules House GOP effort to question Obama on Benghazi

The White House blasted a special House committee Monday for trying to interview President Obama about his actions on the night of the Benghazi attack, saying there's photographic proof that the president was working on the crisis at the White House. Published June 27, 2016

 Jo Cox (Associated Press/File)

Obama calls husband of slain British lawmaker

President Obama spoke by phone Friday with the husband of Jo Cox, a pro-European Union member of the British Parliament who was murdered by a constituent a week before a referendum on whether Britain should remain in the EU. Published June 17, 2016

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden visit a memorial to the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting, Thursday, June 16, 2016 in Orlando, Fla. Offering sympathy but no easy answers, Obama came to Orlando to try to console those mourning the deadliest shooting in modern U.S history. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama comforts Orlando families, turns conversation to gun control

President Obama again played the role as the nation's chief comforter after a mass shooting Thursday, meeting with victims' families and trying to turn the conversation to gun control rather than the failure of his counterterrorism strategy to prevent the attack. Published June 16, 2016

Obama to travel to Orlando amid renewed calls for gun control

As the White House renewed calls for gun control, President Obama will visit Orlando, Florida on Thursday to perform his painfully familiar role as consoler in chief for families of victims of the mass shooting by a radicalized Islamic gunman at a gay club. Published June 15, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump rallied a crowd in April at the Milwaukee Theatre. Party members in the state hope this is the year they win the big prize. (Associated Press)

White House dubious about Trump's effort on gun control

The White House expressed skepticism Wednesday about the sincerity of Donald Trump's move to meet with the National Rifle Association to push for a ban on firearms purchases by people on the government's terror watch list. Published June 15, 2016

John Engler, president of the Business Roundtable, speaks with editors and reporters of The Washington Times in December. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times) ** FILE **

Business leaders want free-trade deal before presidential election

An influential group of business leaders issued a call Wednesday for expanded immigration and approval of President Obama's free-trade deal, two policies strongly opposed by the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump. Published June 15, 2016

In this April 7, 2016, file photo, President Barack Obama and his daughter Malia, walk across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington before boarding Marine One helicopter for the short flight to Andrews Air Force Base. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

Malia Obama graduates from high school

Malia Obama graduated from an exclusive private school in Washington Friday, with her father saying he'd wear sunglasses to hide his tears. Published June 10, 2016

President Obama, alarmed by Donald Trump's candidacy and believing the Republican isn't fit to hold the office, has been eager to jump into the campaign fray on Hillary Clinton's behalf. (Associated Press)

White House insists endorsement won't influence Hillary Clinton email probe

The White House insisted Thursday that President Obama's endorsement of Hillary Clinton, including gushing praise for her high "character," won't influence the Justice Department's criminal investigation into her secret email system from her time as secretary of state. Published June 9, 2016