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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Secretary Pompeo's Interview on Fox and Friends - China and North Korea

President Trump's Remarks on China and North Korea

"Q Mr. President, we’re hearing rumblings from China that they’re not really positive about a trade deal and that perhaps (inaudible) may not happen. Where is that? THE PRESIDENT: Well, I haven’t heard that. I think …

Vice President Pence's Remarks at the National Association of Manufacturers Board Meeting in Arizona - China

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

USTR Lighthizer's Remarks to the House Ways and Means Committee on US-China Trade Negotiations

President Trump Remarks on China and North Korea

President Trump's Remarks on Trade with China - Part 3

President Trump Remarks on Trade with China - Part 1

President Trump's Remarks on Trade with China - Part 2

Trade Delegation in China

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

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 …