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Evan Vucci / AP

Trump said "the era of strategic patience with the North Korean regime has failed…that patience is over," while delivering a joint statement with South Korean President Moon at the White House Friday.

Trump added "our goal is peace, stability, and prosperity for the region. But the United States will defend itself, always…and we will always defend our allies." Moon added that South Korea would work to build up its ability to defend itself to "strengthen our overwhelming deterrence" as part of the combined ROK-U.S. defense posture.

Trade: Trump said he wanted to work out a "fair and reciprocal" trade with South Korea, and Moon said economic growth will be promoted in South Korea.

Moon also invited Trump to visit Korea this year and Trump accepted.

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Facebook, Instagram transfer accounts, followers to Biden administration

Screenshot of official White House Facebook account.

Facebook on Wednesday confirmed that it is transferring the millions of followers of the official Facebook and Instagram White House accounts to the Biden administration.

Details: The accounts for "@POTUS," "@VicePresident" ("@VP" on Instagram) and "@FLOTUS" are having the followers from their personal Pages and accounts be transferred over. It's unclear when that transition process will be complete.

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Biden delivers his inaugural address on the West Front of the Capitol. Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images

President Biden has delivered his inaugural address at the Capitol, calling for an end to the politics as total war but warning that "we have far to go" to heal the country.

What's next: Biden signs executive orders and swears in day one presidential appointees in a virtual ceremony.

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Biden's inauguration signals a great American reset

President Biden prepares to walk the abbreviated parade route in front of the White House after the inauguration. Photo: Mark Makela/Getty Images

President Biden had exited his Cadillac with the new "46" license plates and was strolling a short stretch of Pennsylvania Avenue toward his new home when he spotted "Today" show weather legend Al Roker.

The big picture: Biden dropped Jill Biden's hand — no warning — and trotted over to the delighted Roker. POTUS gave Roker a fist bump and said, "Gotta keep doing this!" It was a very Joe moment in a day that was designed to signal a return to normality in a turbulent America.

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