Australia must try to engage Trump with world, Joe Hockey says

Ambassador to the US says Australia has an obligation to explain to the president ‘why we believe Paris matters to Pittsburgh’

Australia has to engage the Trump administration on the positive, practical effects of global engagement to get the ear of a president focused on his domestic constituency, according to the Turnbull government’s man in Washington.Joe Hockey has used a speech to the Lowy Institute marking Donald Trump’s first year in the White House to share some observations about the administration and its agenda, and about Australian efforts to keep Trump engaged in the world.The ambassador said on Thursday...