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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Vice President Pence's Remarks on Tariffs Against China

Secretary Pompeo's Remarks to the Press - India

"SECRETARY POMPEO: A couple things this afternoon. First, I’ll give some remarks later this week that are consistent with what we’ve been working on for my entire time here in the Indo-Pacific. I’ll be speaking …

Republic of the Philippines Independence Day

"On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I congratulate the Philippines on the 121stanniversary of your independence. Throughout these long years, the United States and the Philippines have maintained close bonds …

Secretary Ross's Remarks on Protests in Hong Kong and Trade Negotiations with China

President Trump's Interview with Fox & Friends - China

President Trump's Interview with Fox & Friends - North Korea

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Remarks by Vice President Pence to Faith Leaders - China

"And also, finally, religious persecution is growing in the world’s most populous country as well. The State Department’s annual International Religious Freedom report labeled China as a religious freedom violator every year since 1999. As many …

Statement of the United States Regarding China Talks

"At President Donald J. Trump’s direction, officials from the United States traveled to Beijing for negotiations on the trade relationship between the United States and China. The United States delegation was led by United States …