Trump to Ban Smartphone App Health Workers Love to Use on the Job During Pandemics
Horrible! What are heroic medical industry workers supposed to do on the job during "plague" outbreaks now?!?
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 coronavirus pandemic and stalled trade negotiations between the two nations.
The company’s operations in the U.S. has been under review by the secretive Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States.
Trump said he could use emergency economic powers or an executive order to enforce the action, insisting, “I have that authority.”
Source: Associated Press