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 Military Drills with South Korea

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

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 …

President Trump's Remarks at Rally in Illinois - China and North Korea

President Trump's Remarks at Rally in Wisconsin - Japan, North Korea, and South Korea

President Trump's Remarks on Trade with South Korea

"We also completed a wonderful new deal with South Korea. This was a deal that the previous administration did. And they promised 250,000 jobs. They said, “This will create 250,000 new jobs.” And they were …

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

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

President Trump's Remarks at Rally in Mississippi - Trade with South Korea and Japan

Secretary Mattis's Remarks on North Korea's Denuclearization