The Trump Administration & US - Indo-Pacific Relations

This resource will track statements, developments, visits, and other interactions in US-Asia Pacific relations under the President Trump administration. Special focus will be given to the comments and activities of President Donald J. Trump; Vice President Mike Pence; United States Trade Representative Ambassador Robert E. Lighthizer; Secretary of Defense James Mattis; Secretary of State Mike Pompeo; and Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, Jr.


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Secretary Mattis's Remarks on the Return of the "Bells of Balangiga" to the Philippines a Century After the Filipino-American War

President Trump's Remarks on North Korea

U.S.-China Diplomatic and Security Dialogue

"U.S.-China Relations: The United States highlighted President Trump’s vision for a constructive, results-oriented U.S.-China relationship based on fairness and reciprocity. Both sides committed to coordinate on resolving differences and cooperate on common goals. Both sides …

Kingdom of Cambodia's Independence Day

"On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I wish to extend congratulations to the people of Cambodia on the 65th anniversary of your independence on November 9. The strong bond between the …

On the Occasion of Diwali

"On behalf of the Department of State, I would like to wish all those celebrating Diwali a joyous and prosperous holiday. Also known as the “Festival of Lights,” this special occasion celebrates the triumph of light …

President Trump's Remarks at Rally in Missouri - China

President Trump Rally in Indiana - Trade with Japan and China

President Trump's Remarks at Rally in Columbia, Missouri - North Korea and China

President Trump's Remarks on China

"Q Are you prepared to make a deal with China and announce it at the G20? Or do you think that deal is not going to come together? THE PRESIDENT: We’ve had very good discussions with …

Federated States of Micronesia National Day

"On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, we would like to congratulate the Federated States of Micronesia on your 32nd anniversary of independence on November 3. The United States values deeply our …

Defense Secretary Mattis's Remarks on Alliances and Partnerships - Indo Pacific

President Trump's Interview with Fox News' Laura Ingraham - North Korea and China