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 Ross's Remarks on Newest Tariffs Against China - CNBC

President Trump's Remarks on Trade with China Part 1

President Trump's Remarks on Trade with China Part 2

President Trump's Remarks on Additional Tariffs Against China

"Today, following seven weeks of public notice, hearings, and extensive opportunities for comment, I directed the United States Trade Representative (USTR) to proceed with placing additional tariffs on roughly $200 billion of imports from China. …

Secretary Pompeo's Remarks on Sanctions Against North Korea

"The United States is as committed as ever to continuing to enforce those UN Security Council resolutions. We believe they are central to President Trump’s efforts to convince Chairman Kim that full, final denuclearization of …

President Trump's Remarks on Negotiations with China

President Trump's Remarks on Trade with China

President Trump's Remarks on North Korea Part 1

President Trump's Remarks on North Korea Part 2

President Trump's Remarks on Trade with China

President Trump Remarks at North Dakota Fundraiser - China

Secretary Pompeo's Remarks on India and North Korea

North Korea"So as I’ve said consistently as we’ve been continuing to work with the North Koreans to deliver on the world’s demands, the UN Security Council resolutions, which demand a number of things from North …

President Trump's Remarks on China

"And just a final subject is China. We’ve done very well in our negotiation with China, but we’re not prepared to make the deal that they’d like to make. We’ll continue to talk to China. …

Secretary Pompeo's Remarks on Vietnam National Day

"On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I extend to the people of Vietnam my best wishes for your National Day on September 2nd. This year, I was able to see firsthand …

President Trump's Remarks on Fentanyl from China