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; Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark Esper; Secretary of State Mike Pompeo; Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, Jr.; and (former) Secretary of Defense James Mattis.

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President Trump's Remarks on Tariffs Against China

President Trump's Remarks on Tariffs Against China

Secretary Ross Remarks on Recent Pushback of Tariffs Against China

Indian Independence Day

"On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I extend my best wishes to the people of India on your Independence Day. The United States and India have enjoyed close ties of friendship …

The Republic of Korea’s Independence Day

"On behalf of President Trump and the United States of America, I extend my congratulations to the people of the Republic of Korea on the occasion of your National Day on August 15. On this day, …

Indonesia’s National Day

"On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I extend my sincere congratulations to the Indonesian people as you celebrate your 74th year of independence on August 17. As the United States and …

President Trump Rally in Manchester, New Hampshire - China Part 1

President Trump Rally in Manchester, New Hampshire - China Part 2 and India

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Secretary Ross' Meetings with Chinese Officials

"On September 25, Secretary Wilbur Ross and Ambassador Terry Branstad met separately with Premier Li Keqiang, Vice Premier Wang Yang, NDRC Chairman He Lifeng, Director of the Party Central Economic and Financial Affairs Leading Small …