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 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 …

President Trump's Remarks on Military Drills with South Korea

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 News Conference in Hanoi on US-North Korea Summit

President Trump's Remarks on Summit with North Korea

President Trump and Kim Jong Un Meeting

President Trump Expanded Bilateral Meeting with Kim Jong Un

President Trump Bilateral Meeting with Kim Jong Un

Secretary Pompeo's Remarks Regarding India-Pakistan Tensions

"Following Indian counter-terrorism actions on February 26, I spoke with Indian Minister of External Affairs Swaraj to emphasize our close security partnership and shared goal of maintaining peace and security in the region. I also …

President Trump Remarks on China and North Korea

President Trump's Remarks on North Korea

President Trump's Remarks on North Korea

"I had a great conversation this morning with President Moon of South Korea. And we obviously discussed the upcoming trip next week, where we’re going Hanoi, in Vietnam. And I look forward to be with …