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 Ross' Remarks During CPAC [Conservative Political Action Conference] - China, Japan, and Southeast Asia

Secretary Pompeo's Meeting With Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte

"The Secretary met with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte February 28 in Manila. They reaffirmed the longstanding U.S.-Philippines alliance, discussing ways to improve cooperation on regional security and counterterrorism. The Secretary and President Duterte also exchanged …

President Trump's Remarks at Rally in El Paso, Texas - China and South Korea

Thailand National Day

"On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I offer my sincerest and warmest wishes to the Kingdom of Thailand on your National Day. This year marked the 200-year anniversary of the …

Secretary Mattis's Remarks on China

President Trump's Remarks at Rally in Biloxi, Mississippi - Trade with Indo-Pacific Countries

President Trump's Remarks at Rally in Tupelo, Mississippi - Trade with Indo-Pacific Countries

Vice President Pence's Remarks at the 2018 APEC CEO Summit

"Thank you, Scott. And thank you all for that warm welcome. Prime Minister O’Neill, Chairman Taureka, representatives from across the region, leaders of the business community, and to all our distinguished guests, it’s my honor …