Trump TikTok Saturday. TikTok has pushed back against allegations the app poses a national security threat, noting that it

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Trump says he will ban TikTok in the US, report says

“As far as TikTok is concerned we’re banning them from the United States,” Trump told reporters on Air Force One.’

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Last month, India banned TikTok and dozens of other Chinese-owned apps after tensions along its border with China prompted a military clash. TikTok has pushed back against allegations the app poses a national security threat, noting that it “never provided user data to the Chinese government” and wouldn’t do so even if asked.

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A TikTok spokesperson said in a statement that the company doesn’t comment “on rumors or speculation” but it’s “confident in the long-term success of TikTok.” Microsoft declined to comment.’

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