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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 looks toward White House press secretary Josh Earnest in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, during a news conference on the economy.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

White House hits GOP for bailing on Obama's budget

The White House ripped congressional Republicans Friday for refusing to meet with President Obama's budget chief, accusing them of bailing out like Donald Trump in a debate moderated by Megyn Kelly. Published February 5, 2016

President Barack Obama speaks about the economy, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, during a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. The president said the U.S. has “the strongest, most durable economy in the world.” He pointed to wage and income growth, job growth, lower oil prices and increasing health insurance as evidence.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama taunts GOP in touting lower unemployment rate

President Obama said Friday the unemployment rate dropping below 5 percent is proof that his economic recovery is working, and blasted Republican presidential candidates for "running down the economy." Published February 5, 2016

FILE - In this Thursday, June 4, 2009 file photo, U.S. President Barack Obama, 2nd right, tours the Sultan Hassan Mosque in Cairo, Egypt, with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, 2nd left,  Iman Abdel Fateh at left and Dr. Zahi Hawass, right. Obama's first visit to a U.S. mosque comes as Muslim-Americans say they're confronting increasing levels of bias in speech and deeds. Obama is scheduled to visit the Islamic Society of Baltimore on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

Americans split on whether president should criticize Islam: Poll

As President Obama visits a mosque in the U.S. for the first time Wednesday to show support for Muslims, a new poll finds that Americans are divided along partisan lines about whether the next president should criticize Islam when speaking about terrorists. Published February 3, 2016

White House veto threats keep on coming

The White House has issued two more veto threats against Republican-sponsored bills, picking up the pace of confrontation with GOP leaders. Published February 3, 2016

House Speaker Paul Ryan, Wisconsin Republican, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington on Jan. 12, 2016. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Ryan raises issue of visa waivers in first meeting with Obama

In his first meeting with President Obama, Speaker Paul D. Ryan raised concerns Tuesday about the administration's loosening of visa waiver restrictions passed by Congress in response to the threat posed by Islamist foreign fighters traveling to the U.S. Published February 2, 2016

FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2016 file-pool photo, Vice President Joe Biden points at President Barack Obama during the president's State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Barack Obama is creating a new federal task force to accelerate cancer research. He's tapping Biden to chair the effort. Obama signed a presidential memorandum Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, establishing the White House Cancer Moonshot Task Force. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, Pool, File)

Biden, Obama kick off 'moonshot' program on cancer research

Vice President Joseph R. Biden, who lost a son to cancer last year, is convening the first meeting of a federal task force Monday with President Obama to jump-start cancer research in the U.S. with a "moonshot" program. Published February 1, 2016