2020 US Presidential Candidates on the Indo-Pacific

The 2020 Presidential Candidates on the Indo-Pacific resource highlights mentions of Indo-Pacific issues by US presidential candidates and nominees in speeches, campaign documents, and debates.

To view statements by President Trump prior to his June 18, 2019 declaration to seek a second term, as well as members of his Cabinet, visit The Trump Administration & US - Indo-Pacific Relations.

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2020 Candidates on the Indo-Pacific

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February 25 Democratic Presidential Debate - China and North Korea

Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Decision 2020 Twitter Town Hall

Amy Klobuchar's Interview with The New York Times Editorial Board - China

*This interview originally took place on December 10, 2019*

"Serge Schmemann: Senator, can I ask you about China? [...]

SS: About China. The Chinese have been repressing fairly ruthlessly.

With the Uighurs.

SS: The Uighurs and other Muslim minorities. Can or should the United States take action on their behalf?

I think the United States should be standing up much taller on this front, both with Hong Kong, and you see Congress acted on that front with authorizing some sanctions and passing a law which the…

January 14, 2020 Democratic Debate - North Korea and China

Amy Klobuchar's Interview with Iowa PBS - China

Candidates' Remarks During December 19, 2019 Democratic Debate - China

Amy Klobuchar's Remarks at the Council on Foreign Relations - China

November 20, 2019 Democratic Presidential Debate - China, North Korea

Remarks from Democratic Candidates During Third Democratic Debate on Indo-Pacific Issues

Amy Klobuchar's Remarks on US-China Trade Negotiations

Amy Klobuchar's Remarks on Trade Negotiations with China