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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President Trump's Remarks on Tariffs with China

"Q On the China trade deal, once you have an agreement with President Xi, will you immediately lift the China tariffs? Will you remove the tariffs right away? THE PRESIDENT: No. We’re not talking about removing …

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President Trump Expanded Bilateral Meeting with Kim Jong Un

President Trump Bilateral Meeting with Kim Jong Un

President Trump's Remarks on Summit with North Korea

USTR Lighthizer's Remarks to the House Ways and Means Committee on US-China Trade Negotiations

Secretary Pompeo's Remarks Regarding India-Pakistan Tensions

"Following Indian counter-terrorism actions on February 26, I spoke with Indian Minister of External Affairs Swaraj to emphasize our close security partnership and shared goal of maintaining peace and security in the region. I also …

President Trump Remarks on China and North Korea

President Trump's Remarks on Trade with China - Part 2

President Trump's Remarks on Trade with China - Part 3

President Trump Remarks on Trade with China - Part 1

President Trump's Remarks on North Korea

Trade Delegation in China

President Trump's Remarks on North Korea

"I had a great conversation this morning with President Moon of South Korea. And we obviously discussed the upcoming trip next week, where we’re going Hanoi, in Vietnam. And I look forward to be with …

President Trump's Remarks on Trade Negotiations with China

"Q Mr. President, there’s another round of trade talks starting this week here in Washington. THE PRESIDENT: That’s right. Q How confident are you that it will be finished by March 1? Or are you considering extending …

President Trump's Remarks at Rally in El Paso, Texas - North Korea

President Trump's Remarks at Rally in El Paso, Texas - China and South Korea

President Trump's Remarks on North Korea - Part 1

President Trump's Remarks on North Korea - Part 1

Secretary Pompeo's Remarks on New Zealand Waitangi Day

"Waitangi Day reminds us of our two nations’ long, deep, and enduring friendship. The first U.S. Consul to New Zealand, James Reddy Clendon, was there to witness Te Tiriti o Waitangi in February 1840. One hundred …