The Trump Administration & US - Indo-Pacific Relations

This resource will track statements, developments, visits, and other interactions in US-Indo-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; (former) 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 Against China

President Trump's Remarks on Tariffs Against China

President Trump's Remarks on Tariffs Against China - Part 3

President Trump's Remarks on Tariffs Against China - Part 6

President Trump's Remarks on Tariffs Against China - Part 1

President Trump's Remarks on Tariffs Against China - Part 2

Timor-Leste National Day

"On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I extend my sincere congratulations to the people of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste on the 17th anniversary of the Restoration of Independence on …

Secretary Ross's Remarks on Chinese Telecom Company Huawei

President Trump's Remarks on Tariffs Against China

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President Trump's Call with Chinese President Xi

"President Donald J. Trump spoke yesterday with President Xi Jinping of China to address issues regarding North Korea. President Trump criticized North Korea’s continued belligerence and emphasized that Pyongyang’s actions are destabilizing the Korean Peninsula. …

Vice President Pence Remarks on North Korea

“While all options are on the table, let me assure you the US will continue to work closely with Australian and our other allies in the region, and with China, to bring economic and diplomatic …

Vice President Pence on US Refugee Deal with Australia

"President Trump has made it clear that we'll honor the agreement — that doesn't mean we admire the agreement.[ When asked if the Trump administration will uphold the refugee resettlement agreement that was agreed to …