I believe that Donald Trump is way off base here because he is not a programmer. If Apple creates a backdoor for the FBI in its phones then hackers will also find that back door and all security will be lost. I applaud Apple to standing up to the government. They are a bunch of pinheads and it is way beyond their mental capacity to comprehend what they are even demanding. Here is Apple’s letter to their customers.
Both sides are bracing for the legal battle of the decade and will probably end up in the Supreme Court. There is also the possibility that Congress will act irresponsibly and demand Apple surrender all encryption, which would devastate technology moving forward. It would be one major reason that could cause the USA to lose its technology edge and force companies to leave. This could become the very issue that assists the decline and fall of the West and the rise of Asia after 2020.