President Trump on Wednesday said he is considering banning the Chinese social media app TikTok amid fears the communist country could be using it to spy on Americans.
“We’re looking at TikTok, we’re thinking about making a decision,” Trump told reporters on the South Lawn before departing the White House for a day trip to Texas.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, who accompanied Trump, said that TikTok is being probed by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, charged with examining deals by foreign acquirers for potential national security risks. Mnuchin said he’ll make a recommendation to Trump later this week.
Trump’s comments came a day after Joe Biden’s presidential campaign banned staffers from using the video-sharing app, citing security concerns.
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