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 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 …

Presidential Message in Celebration of the Lunar New Year

"Melania and I send our greetings to those celebrating the Lunar New Year. Today, people across the United States and around the world mark the beginning of the Lunar New Year with spectacular fireworks displays, joyful …

President Trump’s State of the Union Address - China

"To build on our incredible economic success, one priority is paramount — reversing decades of calamitous trade policies. We are now making it clear to China that after years of targeting our industries, and stealing our …