President Donald J. Trump’s Summit Meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

On April 17-18 at Mar-a-Lago, President Donald J. Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held their sixth meeting, and third major summit, and affirmed their strong determination to strengthen our shared resolve on North Korea, and increase the capability of the U.S.-Japan Alliance to confront all emerging threats to peace, stability, and an international order ...
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President Trump and Prime Minister Abe Meet in Mar-a-Lago, Florida

Meeting with Prime Minster Shinzo Abe at the Mar-a-Lago retreat for two days of talks, President Trump said the United States and Japan are “very unified on the subject of North Korea.” Press Release: Working Together to Strengthen the U.S.-Japan Alliance Remarks by President Trump and Prime Minister Abe before their bilateral meeting
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President Trump’s State of the Union Address

President Donald J. Trump delivered his first State of the Union Address at the United States Capitol on January 30. In his remarks, President Trump outlined the accomplishments of his first year and cast an inspiring vision for building a safe, strong, and proud America. During the speech, President Trump addressed several foreign policy objectives, ...
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President Trump to Davos: “America Is Open for Business”

President Trump had one important reason for becoming the first sitting U.S. commander-in-chief to attend Davos in nearly 20 years. He wanted to deliver world leaders a message: A prosperous America benefits the world, and fair economic competition is essential to that prosperity. He also made his pitch for investing in the American economy. “There ...
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A New National Security Strategy for a New Era

The publication of the National Security Strategy (NSS) is a milestone for any presidency. A statutorily mandated document, the NSS explains to the American people, U.S. allies and partners, and federal agencies how the President intends to put his national security vision into practice on behalf of fellow citizens. First and foremost, President Donald J. ...
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President Trump Pardons Thanksgiving Turkey

Following presidential tradition, President Trump ceremonially “pardoned” a turkey in honor of Thursday’s Thanksgiving holiday. The President celebrated the 70th anniversary of the National Thanksgiving Turkey presentation and wished everyone a safe and healthy holiday. This year’s National Thanksgiving Turkey was named Drumstick and his alternate was Wishbone. They will join last year’s turkeys at ...
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President Trump Attends APEC Summit in Vietnam

President Donald J. Trump participated in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Danang, Vietnam November 10-11. In his speech at the APEC CEO summit, President Trump said, “Today, I am here to offer a renewed partnership with America to work together to strengthen the bonds of friendship and commerce between all of the nations of ...
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Day 2 of President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump’s Visit to Japan

On the second day of their trip to Japan, President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump were received by their Majesties the Emperor and Empress of Japan and met with family members of Japanese nationals who were abducted by the North Korean regime. President Trump also held bilateral talks with Prime Minister Shinzo ...
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President Trump Speaks to U.S. and Japanese Business Leaders

President Donald J. Trump, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer met with a group of American and Japanese business leaders at the U.S. Ambassador’s Residence in Tokyo on Nov. 6. President Trump reaffirmed the strong economic ties between the United States and Japan. Remarks by President Trump to U.S. and Japanese Business Leaders – White House
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Day 1 of President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump’s Visit to Japan

On the first day of their first official visit to Japan, President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump greeted American and Japanese service members and thanked them for their contributions to regional security. President Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe enjoyed their shared love of golf, while Mrs. Trump spent time with Mrs. ...
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President Trump Arrives in Japan, Addresses Troops at Yokota Air Base

President Donald Trump addressed U.S. and Japanese troops at the Yokota Air Base outside Tokyo on Nov. 5 just after his arrival in Japan on the first leg of his five-nation trip to Asia. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko) Remarks by President Trump to Servicemembers at Yokota Air Base – White House President Trump and the First Lady Participate in a Yokota Air Base Troop Event – YouTube More information on the President’s trip to Asia
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Celebrating United Nations Day

Each year on October 24, the international community celebrates United Nations Day to mark the anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the U.N. charter. President Donald Trump issued a presidential proclamation recognizing the more than seven decades of contributions the U.N. has made to peace and security among nations. Presidential Proclamation More via the State Dept. “DipNote” blog
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Statement from the Press Secretary on President Trump’s Upcoming Travel to Japan

As was announced on September 29, 2017, President Donald J. Trump will travel to Japan, the Republic of Korea, China, Vietnam, the Philippines, and Hawaii, from November 3-14, 2017. This update provides further details about the President’s itinerary. The President’s travel will underscore his commitment to longstanding United States alliances and partnerships, and reaffirm United ...
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President Trump Meets Prime Minister Abe in New York

The leaders held meetings on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly on September 21 to discuss issues of mutual concern including enhanced sanctions on North Korea. President Trump and Prime Minister Abe also met with South Korean President Moon Jae-in. President Trump said, “We have had numerous discussions already today, and this is ...
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Readout of President Trump’s Telephone Call with Prime Minister Abe

August 15, 2017 President Donald J. Trump spoke today with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan. The two leaders exchanged views on the growing threat from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), including the DPRK’s most recent threats to United States and Japanese territory. President Trump reaffirmed that the United States stands ready to ...
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U.S.-Japan-ROK Trilateral to Increase Pressure on DPRK

President Donald Trump met with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Moon Jae during the two-day G20 summit on Friday in Hamburg, Germany, in the first trilateral summit since Trump and Moon took office. The leaders are working to affirm trilateral coordination in stepping up pressure on North Korea to curb its development ...
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How Presidents Leave their Mark on the Oval Office

The office where the president of the United States works is called the Oval Office, a reference to its unusual shape. New presidents often change the look of the office to reflect their own taste, with new furniture, paintings and decorative objects. President Trump has made some decisions already, and he may change the decor ...
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Trump and Abe Affirm “Very Crucial Alliance”

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania welcomed Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie to Mar-a-Lago, the president’s south Florida estate, over the February 10–11 weekend. During the visit, the two leaders emphasized the importance of the relationship between the U.S. and Japan. Trump said, “The bond between our two nations, and ...
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President Trump meets with Prime Minister Abe in Washington

President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a joint news conference in the East Room of the White House on February 10. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) President Trump said, “The bond between our two nations, and the friendship between our two peoples, runs very, very deep. This administration is committed to bringing those ...
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