President Donald Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One on Friday that he intends to end the use of the Chinese social media platform TikTik in America.
“As far as TikTok is concerned we’re banning them from the United States,” Trump reportedly said.
He added he could take action as soon as tomorrow.
ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE — @realDonaldTrump tells reporters: “As far as TikTok is concerned we’re banning them from the United States.” Could take action as soon as tomorrow, he told us on AF1.
— Seung Min Kim (@seungminkim) August 1, 2020
NEW: The President says he plans to sign something as soon as tomorrow to block @tiktok_us: “We’re banning them from the United States.” But he didn’t specify what mechanism he’ll use.
Trump also dismissed the reported spinoff deal involving @Microsoft buying TikTok.
— Weijia Jiang (@weijia) August 1, 2020