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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 Obama has been working hard in the wake of Turkey shooting down a Russian plane to get the two countries to find common ground in the fight against the Islamic State, however, frosty relations remain between the two powers. (Associated Press)

Obama hopes Turkey, Russia can put aside differences after plane shootdown

With Islamist terrorism overshadowing his starring role at a climate change summit, President Obama tried to play peacemaker between Turkey and Russia Tuesday amid signs that escalating tensions could further hinder the U.S.-led coalition's fight against the Islamic State. Published December 1, 2015

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks to the media after the COP21 UN Conference on Climate Change in Paris, France, Monday, Nov. 30, 2015. Putin said Monday that he and President Barack Obama have a shared understanding on how to move toward a political settlement in Syria, but added that incidents like the recent downing of a Russian warplane by a Turkish fighter jet stymie broader cooperation against extremism. (Mikhail Klimentyev/Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)

Obama says Putin can't afford another 'Afghanistan' in Syrian war

President Obama said Tuesday that Russian President Vladimir Putin doesn't want a repeat of Afghanistan with its military action in Syria, but he doesn't expect Moscow to stop supporting Syrian President Bashar Assad in the civil war anytime soon. Published December 1, 2015

President Barack Obama, left, sits with French President Francois Hollande during a Mission Innovation event at COP21, United Nations Climate Change Conference, in Le Bourget, outside Paris, on Monday, Nov. 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Obama dines out with Hollande in Paris

President Obama showed the terrorists they haven't won Monday night by dining out at a fancy Parisian restaurant with French President Francois Hollande. Published November 30, 2015

U.S President Barack Obama  attends the opening ceremony of the COP21, United Nations Climate Change Conference, in Le Bourget, outside Paris, Monday, Nov. 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, Pool)

Obama says terrorism can't deter climate-change work

With tensions from terrorist attacks overshadowing a global climate-change summit, President Obama urged world leaders in Paris Monday to reach a deal to curb global warming. Published November 30, 2015

President Barack Obama speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015, to brief the public on the nation's homeland security posture heading into the holiday season, following meeting with his national security team. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Obama asserts right to transfer terrorist suspects detained at Gitmo

President Obama renewed his battle with Congress over closing the Guantanamo Bay detention facility in Cuba, saying he won't be bound by a congressional ban on transferring prisoners to the U.S. if he thinks closing it would serve the nation's best interests. Published November 25, 2015

President Barack Obama pardons Abe, the National Thanksgiving Turkey, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015, during a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. This is the 68th anniversary of the National Thanksgiving Turkey presentation. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Obama spares Thanksgiving turkeys -- and lots of convicted felons

President Obama granted the traditional presidential "pardon" Wednesday for two Thanksgiving turkeys, a mock executive action that is becoming increasingly familiar in real life as he forges new policy at a record pace of reprieves for federal prison inmates. Published November 25, 2015

President Barack Obama listens as French President Francois Hollande speaks during their news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015. Hollande's visit to Washington is part of a diplomatic offensive to get the international community to bolster the campaign against the Islamic State militants. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Advisers tell Obama there's no credible threat from Islamic State in U.S.

On the eve of what's expected to be the most-traveled holiday for Americans in a decade, President Obama's national security advisers told him Tuesday that there is no specific, credible threat from the Islamic State extremists who carried out the deadly attacks in Paris. Published November 24, 2015

President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande embrace during a joint news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015. Hollande's visit to Washington is part of a diplomatic offensive to get the international community to bolster the campaign against the Islamic State militants. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Obama misquotes inscription on Statue of Liberty

President Obama misquoted the inscription on the Statue of Liberty, ever so slightly, while making a point Tuesday about America's enduring alliance with France and his contested plan to accept Syrian refugees. Published November 24, 2015