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Technology Donald Trump claims he will ban TikTok in the US with an executive order

06:15  01 august  2020
06:15  01 august  2020 Source:   engadget.com

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US President Donald Trump has vowed to prohibit the Chinese-owned video sharing platform TikTok in the United States , saying an executive order could come sometime in the next day, amid allegations of IP theft by Beijing.

President Trump said he plans to bar the Chinese-owned social media platform TikTok from operating in the U . S . Trump , traveling from Tampa “As far as TikTok is concerned, we ’re banning them from the United States ,” Trump said. The move is the latest by the administration to curb China’s influence.

Earlier today a report surfaced indicating the Trump administration may force TikTok’s Chinese owner ByteDance to sell the app to a US company. This evening, reporters in the White House press pool have said via Twitter, that the president told them on Air Force One that he will ban the social media app in the US. According to Donald Trump, he believes he has the power to do that via executive order.

a close up of a sign: Tik Tok logos are seen on smartphones in front of a displayed ByteDance logo in this illustration taken November 27, 2019. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Tik Tok logos are seen on smartphones in front of a displayed ByteDance logo in this illustration taken November 27, 2019. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration

We’ve contact TikTok for a comment, and will update this post when more information is available.

Trump plans to order Chinese company to sell TikTok's US operations: reports

  Trump plans to order Chinese company to sell TikTok's US operations: reports President Trump plans to announce an executive order soon aimed at forcing Beijing-based ByteDance to sell U.S. operations for the popular social media platform TikTok, according to multiple reports on Friday.Bloomberg reported that Trump could sign the executive order as soon as Friday, citing sources familiar with the matter.Trump told reporters while leaving the White House on Friday that he was "looking at TikTok" and considering a ban."WeBloomberg reported that Trump could sign the executive order as soon as Friday, citing sources familiar with the matter.

President Trump plans to bar the Chinese-owned social media platform TikTok from operating in the United States , Bloomberg News reported. He told reporters traveling with him that he plans to take action against the popular video-sharing app as soon as Saturday. More available on the Bloomberg

President Donald Trump on Friday told reporters he will act as soon as Saturday to ban Chinese-owned video app TikTok from the United States . U . S . President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with leadership from the National Association of Police Organizations in the Cabinet Room of

Navarro, Mnuchin clashed in front of Trump in Oval Office over TikTok: WaPo .
White House Trade Advisor Peter Navarro and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin clashed in front of President Trump on Thursday before he signed an executive order requiring the Chinese parent company of TikTok, called ByteDance, to sell the app within 45 days or see it banned in the U.S.Aides present at the meeting told the Washington Post that Mnuchin pushed for tech giant Microsoft to look into purchasing TikTok while Navarro pushed for a complete ban of the app in the U.S. and accused Mnuchin of being too soft on China, leading to their argument in front of the president. Sources described the interaction to the Post as a "knockdown, drag-out" brawl.

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