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Donald Trump has said that he will act to ban TikTok as soon as on Saturday, amidst reports of American technology giant Microsoft being in advanced talks to acquire the popular Chinese-owned video app. Trump, talking to reporters travelling with him aboard Air Force 1 from Florida on Friday, said he could use the emergency economic powers or an executive order to ban TikTok in the United States.
US President Donald Trump has said that he will act to ban TikTok as soon as on Saturday, amidst reports of American technology giant Microsoft being in advanced talks to acquire the popular Chinese-owned video app. Trump, talking to reporters travelling with him aboard Air Force 1 from Florida on Friday, said he could use the emergency economic powers or an executive order to ban TikTok in the United States. “As far as TikTok is concerned, we’re banning them from the United States,” he said. Referring to the emergency economic powers, the President said: “Well, I have that authority. I can do it with an executive order or that”. Trump also made it clear that he was not in favour of a deal to let a US company buy TikTok’s American operations. Trump further told reporters that he planned to take action against the popular video-sharing app as soon as Saturday. Earlier at the White House, Trump said: “We’re looking at TikTok. We may be banning TikTok. We may be doing some other things. There are a couple of options.

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