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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

In this Dec. 9, 2015, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks with House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., right, during a commemoration ceremony for the 150th anniversary of the ratification of the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which abolished slavery in the United States, in Emancipation Hall on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) ** FILE **

Obama, Hill leaders meet ahead of federal funding deadline

President Obama is meeting with the top four leaders of Congress Monday afternoon to negotiate an election-season agreement to keep the government open beyond Sept. 30, including the likely addition of more than $1 billion to address the Zika crisis. Published September 12, 2016

In this July 21, 2016, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

Obama marks 9/11 anniversary with plea for unity

As Americans commemorated the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, President Obama said Sunday that the U.S. must resist extremists' efforts to divide the country. Published September 11, 2016

U.S. President Barack Obama, left,  and South Korean President Park Geun-hye shake hands after speaking to the media at the conclusion of a bilateral meeting in Vientiane, Laos, Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) ** FILE **

Obama calls South Korea and Japan after North Korea's nuclear test

Returning home on Air Force One, President Obama spoke by phone overnight with the leaders of South Korea and Japan to reaffirm the U.S. commitment to their security after the latest suspected underground nuclear warhead test explosion by North Korea. Published September 9, 2016

President Obama's people played a role in promoting Christopher Steele's anti-Trump dossier to get it into the hands of law enforcement, according to a new book. (Associated Press/File)

Obama ridicules Trump's 'wacky' ideas

President Obama urged the media and voters Thursday to challenge Donald Trump's "wacky" proposals, and he reiterated that the Republican nominee isn't qualified to be president. Published September 8, 2016

US President Barack Obama, left, makes a toast during the gala dinner of ASEAN leaders and its Dialogue Partners in the ongoing 28th and 29th ASEAN Summits and other related summits at the National Convention Center Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016 in Vientiane, Laos. At right is Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.(AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

Obama, Duterte keep their distance at dinner

President Obama and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte sat near each other at a dinner of world leaders Wednesday night but didn't interact, in the wake of Mr. Duterte calling Mr. Obama a "son of a bitch." Published September 7, 2016

U.S. President Barack Obama U.S. Ambassador to Laos Daniel Clune, right, laugh with coconut vendors near the Mekong River the Luang Prabang, Laos, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

In Laos, Obama bashes Trump for being an isolationist

President Obama took a not-so-subtle shot at Republican nominee Donald Trump in Laos Wednesday, lamenting to a foreign audience that the U.S. will be "left behind" if America turns to isolationism instead of embracing Asian cultures. Published September 7, 2016

Obama disrespected on final Asia trip

President Obama, who arrived in Laos late Monday night to become the first U.S. president ever to visit the Southeast Asian country, is encountering more than his usual share of friction and confrontation on his 10th trip to the region. Published September 5, 2016

In this Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016, file photo, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, middle, kneels during the national anthem before the team's NFL preseason football game against the San Diego Chargers, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)

Obama says Kaepernick shows 'sincerity' in protest

President Obama defended 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's protest against the national anthem Monday, saying he has a constitutional right not to show respect for "The Star-Spangled Banner" at the start of games. Published September 5, 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, Putin agree to continue seeking deal on Syria

President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin failed to force a breakthrough in negotiations over a cease-fire for Syria Monday, but agreed to keep looking for a path to provide humanitarian relief to thousands of besieged civilians in the civil war-ravaged country. Published September 5, 2016