In case you have not already heard, Donald Trump mentioned he could ban TikTok from working in the United States amid nationwide safety issues about American customers’ private knowledge.
The president went on to say he might invoke the Emergency Economic Powers Act or an govt order as early as this weekend to formally ban TikTok, making it clear he doesn’t assist a potential deal for Microsoft to acquire the app from its Chinese-owned father or mother firm ByteDance.
His assertion comes after each he and United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo mentioned that the federal government is “looking at” banning TikTok in the U.S. after The New York Times reported that India banned the app over privateness issues earlier this summer time.
But are nationwide safety issues actually the explanation behind Trump’s sudden determination? Many social media customers imagine he is utilizing the TikTok ban to silence Sarah Cooper, the prolific comic who rose to fame all through quarantine by mocking Trump together with his personal phrases.
This did not cease Cooper from posting a video titled, “How to tick tack.”