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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 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

White House press secretary Josh Earnest arrives for the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, Monday, Nov. 23, 2015. Earnest discussed the Islamic State group, the attacks in Paris, and other topics. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

White House to GOP: Worry about gun control, not refugees

The White House said Monday that Republicans concerned about Syrian refugees waging terrorist attacks in the U.S. should focus their energy instead on banning guns sales to people on the government's terrorist watch list. Published November 23, 2015

President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015. Wrapping up a nine-day trip to Turkey and Asia, Obama vowed Sunday that the United States and its international partners "will not relent" in the fight against the Islamic State, insisting the world would not accept the extremists' attacks on civilians in Paris and elsewhere as the "new normal." (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

U.S. carrying the load in fight against ISIS: White House

Ahead of a meeting between President Obama and French President Francois Hollande, the White House said Monday that the U.S. is contributing more than its share to the fight against the Islamic State. Published November 23, 2015

President Barack Obama waves as he arrives at the White House in Washington, Monday, Nov. 23, 2015, from a nine-day trip to Turkey, Philippines and Malaysia.  (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Obama insists he wants truth from intelligence reports

President Obama said he doesn't think his intelligence advisers are giving him a "rosy" assessment of the U.S. military campaign against the Islamic State, but he's nevertheless ordered a review to find out if he's getting the truth. Published November 23, 2015

President Obama struck back at critics who claim he is too soft on terrorism and is too easily appeasing countries in Southeast Asia where human rights are less a priority. However, Mr. Obama said he remains committed to defeating the Islamic State, and said he will meet with French leaders to come up with a plan. (Associated Press)

Despite critics, Obama vows to rout Islamic State, partner with Hollande

President Obama vowed Sunday that the U.S. and its allies "will not relent" in the fight against the Islamic State, as he returned to Washington from a nine-day trip marked by his embarrassment on the world stage to opposition at home for his plan to resettle Syrian refugees. Published November 22, 2015

**FILE** New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (left) rides in a golf cart driven by President Obama while playing golf at Vineyard Golf Club, in Edgartown, Mass., on the island of Martha's Vineyard on Aug. 27, 2010. (Associated Press)

Obama warns Asian leaders to avoid 'pitfalls' of America

President Obama discussed America's faults Friday with young Asian leaders, saying the U.S. suffers from "pitfalls" such as income inequality, a political system controlled by the wealthy and political parties divided along racial lines. Published November 20, 2015

U.S. President Barack Obama answers a reporters question during a meeting with Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Manila, Philippines, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Obama uses 'autopen' to sign highway bill

President Obama used his "autopen" Friday to sign legislation extending the government's authority to keep highway and transit funds flowing to states temporarily. Published November 20, 2015

U.S. President Barack Obama pauses while answering a reporters question during a meeting with Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Manila, Philippines, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Obama says Syrian refugees are no bigger threat to U.S. than 'tourists'

President Obama said Thursday that Syrian refugees are no more dangerous to the U.S. than tourists, and he accused Republican presidential candidates of stoking fears about the refugees and closing the Guantanamo Bay terrorist detention center to score political points. Published November 19, 2015

This June 7, 2014, file photo show the entrance to Camp 5 and Camp 6 at the U.S. military's Guantanamo Bay detention center, at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba. (AP Photo/Ben Fox, File) **FILE**

State prosecutors urge Obama not to transfer detainees from Gitmo

The Republican attorneys general of Kansas, Colorado and South Carolina warned President Obama Wednesday against taking executive action to transfer terrorism detainees from Guantanamo Bay to prisons in their states, saying it might incite the Islamic State to attack. Published November 18, 2015