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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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

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President Trump's Interview with Trish Regan of Fox Business News - China

President Trump's Remarks at Rally in Richmond, Kentucky - China

President Trump Oval Office Meeting with Kanye West and Jim Brown - North Korea

President Trump's Remarks During the Save Our Seas Act Signing Ceremony - China, Japan and the Philippines

President Trump's Remarks at Rally in Topeka, Kansas - North Korea

Secretary Pompeo's Remarks on Fiji National Day

"On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I congratulate the people of Fiji as you celebrate your 48th year of independence on October 10. The United States and Fiji share a deep …

President Trump's Remarks at Rally in Iowa - South Korea

Secretary Pompeo's Meetings in Beijing, China

"On October 8, Secretary of State Pompeo met separately with Member of the Political Bureau and Director of the Office of the Foreign Affairs Commission of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China …

Secretary Pompeo's Meetings in Tokyo, Japan

"Secretary Pompeo met today with Japanese Prime Minister Abe and Foreign Minister Kono in Tokyo to discuss next steps on DPRK engagement. They reaffirmed our commitment to the final, fully verified denuclearization of the DPRK, …

Secretary Pompeo's Call With Maldives President-elect Solih

"Secretary Michael R. Pompeo spoke by phone today with Maldivian President-elect Ibrahim Solih to congratulate him on his recent electoral victory. The Secretary congratulated the Maldivian people for coming out to vote in overwhelming numbers …

Secretary Pompeo's Remarks to the Media - North Korea

"QUESTION: I wanted to ask about North Korea, Mr. Secretary. The North Koreans have a new commentary saying the end-of-war declaration issue should’ve been resolved half a century ago in light of your trip coming …