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Congress Passes Bill to Ban TikTok; Trump Says Not So Fast

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The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a bill to ban Chinese-owned TikTok.

The House voted overwhelmingly to ban TikTok. 15 Republicans and 50 Democrats voted no.

The bill must clear the U.S. Senate next.

President Biden has already indicated he’ll sign the bill into law.

In 2022, Biden banned TikTok on phones used by federal government employees.

If the bill becomes law, TikTok owner ByteDance must sell the social media network to a U.S. company or face permanent ban. ByteDance has 6 months to comply.

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Lawmakers accuse China of collecting data on every American TikTok user, including government employees.

170 million Americans use TikTok. The app is very popular with teens and young adults. TikTok’s popularity peaked during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Former President Trump initially pushed for a TikTok ban when he was in office, citing national security risks. But he has since had a change of heart after dining with a major investor who has a $33 billion stake in TikTok.

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Trump says he is against banning TikTok since it would help Facebook — the “True Enemy of the People.”

Now that Trump wants TikTok to stay, Congress wants the app gone before the elections.




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