President Trump Says US Looking Into Banning TikTok

WASHINGTON DC: President Donald Trump told reporters on Wednesday that the US government is thinking about imposing a ban on Chinese video-sharing application TikTok. “We are looking at TikTok,” Trump said when asked about possibly banning the Chinese application.

US President Donald Trump (File photo)

“We are thinking about making a decision.” Earlier in the day, treasury secretary Steve Mnuchin said that the US government was carrying out a national security review on TikTok and that his department would advise Trump what, if any, action he should take against it later this week. The move came just before CEOs from tech giants Amazon, Google, Apple, and Facebook began testifying before the House judiciary committee over antitrust issues. “We are going to