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Trump Says He'll Ban TikTok From Operating in the United States

8 days ago   |   By The Wrap

Donald Trump on Friday told reporters that he intends to ban popular social media app TikTok from operating inside the United States, a continuation of remarks he's made throughout the week.
“As far as TikTok is concerned, we're banning them from the United States,” Trump told reporters on Air Force One. Trump added “I have that authority. I can do it with an executive order or that.”
Trump indicated that he would likely sign the order on Saturday .
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The decision to ban the service entirely seems to have been...
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‘Does the Land of the Free Need a KGB?' Yale Expert on Tyranny Condemns Trump's Militarized Federal Police Crackdown in Portland

8 days ago   |   By Mediaite

Yale University historian Timothy Snyder condemned President Donald Trump's militarized federal crackdown on protests in Portland and other U.S. cities, likening the Draconian moves to those of dictators and authoritarian leaders he studied for his book On Tyranny .
Appearing on The 11th Hour with Brian Williams on Friday, Snyder discussed the heavily armed response the Trump administration resorted to in Portland and the shocking images of the violent clashes with protestors, some of whom were snatched off the street by unnamed agents and whisked away in unmarked vans.
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President Trump Tells Reporters He Will Ban TikTok As Soon As Saturday

8 days ago   |   By Deadline

UPDATE: President Donald Trump told reporters on Air Force One Friday he will ban Chinese-owned video app TikTok from the United States as soon as tomorrow, NBC News reported. “As far as TikTok is concerned, we're banning them from the United States,” Trump said. Trump did not say whether he will issue an executive order...
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Trump Tells Reporters He's Going to Ban TikTok in the U.S

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

8 days ago   |   By Mediaite

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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...
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Trump Says He'll Act to Ban TikTok in U.S. as Soon as Saturday

Trump Says He'll Act to Ban TikTok in U.S. as Soon as Saturday

8 days ago   |   By Who TV

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE - President Donald Trump says he will take action as soon as Saturday to ban Chinese-owned video app TikTok from the United States.
Trump made the announcement to reporters Friday on Air Force One as he returned from Florida.
“As far as TikTok is concerned, we're banning them from the United States,” Trump said.
U.S. lawmakers have raised intelligence and privacy concerns about the company's ownership. The company has denied allegations that it shares user data with the Chinese government.
The move comes as Trump has ratcheted up tensions with China during the...
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