Trump Tells Reporters He’s Going to Ban TikTok in the U.S.


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President Donald Trump dropped some big news on Friday night, telling reporters aboard Air Force One that he plans to ban the popular social networking service TikTok.

There have been some security concerns over the Chinese-owned app, and Trump administration officials had hinted at action to come against TikTok. The Joe Biden campaign reportedly told staffers to not download TikTok, citing security and privacy concerns.

Earlier Friday there was reporting that TikTok was in talks to sell the company to Microsoft.

The president tonight said that “we’re banning them from the United States”:

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