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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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 …

Remarks by President Trump on China and North Korea

"Q Mr. President, what do you expect out of the China talks on trade this week in Beijing? THE PRESIDENT: The China talks are going very well. I spoke to President Xi recently. I really believe …

Secretary Pompeo's Interview with Sean Hannity - North Korea

President Trump's Statement on North Korea

Secretary Pompeo's Remarks on Bangladesh's Election

"The United States commends the tens of millions of Bangladeshis who voted in Bangladesh’s 11th parliamentary election on December 30, 2018, as well as the decision of all major opposition political parties to participate, a …