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Jacob Fromer is NK News's Washington DC correspondent. He previously worked in the U.S. Senate.
U.S. President Donald Trump made no mention of North Korea during his third State of the Union speech on Tuesday, following months of diplomatic stalemate between Washington and Pyongyang and marking a striking departure from his previous two addresses to Congress.
Speaking to lawmakers from both the House of Representatives and the Senate, the U.S. President discussed a range of issues -- including many related to foreign policy -- but did not choose to address North Korea, one of the defining foreign policy issues of his presidency.