POLL: Should TikTok be banned in the United States?

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Concerns over the Chinese-owned social media platform, TikTok, are growing, with at least one Democrat senator now agreeing with former President Donald Trump that the mobile app is a security threat.

In July 2020 Trump announced that he would sign an executive order banning TikTok in the United States, citing national security concerns.

Trump signed the executive order on August 6, 2020, declaring that “the spread in the United States of mobile applications developed and owned by companies in the People’s Republic of China (China) continues to threaten the national security, foreign policy, and economy of the United States.”

However, a federal judge blocked the ban in December of that same year, and Joe Biden revoked the ban in June 2021.

Now, in a Fox News interview on Sunday, Democrat Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia admitted that Trump was right, as he voiced his own concerns about TikTok.

“Well, I think Donald Trump was right. I mean, TikTok is an enormous threat,” Warner admitted. “So if you’re a parent, and you’ve got a kid on TikTok, I would be very, very concerned. All of that data that your child is inputting and receiving is being stored somewhere in Beijing.”

Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ind.) also recently warned about the dangers of TikTok.

Cotton is demanding answers from DHS Sec. Alejandro Mayorkas on foreign TikTok employees working in the United States, who may have ties to the Chinese Communist Party.

“We need to know why TikTok uses foreign nationals with Chinese state ties to handle American citizens’ data—and why ⁦⁦@SecMayorkas⁩ approved those visas,” Sen. Cotton tweeted earlier this month.

On Nov. 10, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) released a joint statement, calling for a national ban on the TikTok app.

“TikTok is a major threat to U.S. national security. Yet Biden is encouraging greater engagement with the platform by directly courting TikTok influencers. Furthermore, reports suggest that he is nearing a deal that would authorize TikTok’s continued operation in the United States without any change in ownership,” Rubio and Gallagher warned.

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Last week, FBI Director Chris Wray also revealed that the FBI has serious national security concerns with TikTok.

The European Union is also investigating TikTok, concerning the transfer of EU citizens’ data to China and targeted advertising aimed at minors.

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3 COMMENTS

  1. The Dems would love to see the Second Amendment ripped right out of the US Constitution so they can fully have their way with us. They don’t at all mind killing babies who are younger persons and we are older persons. The Jews didn’t do very well without guns and neither would we. Those of us with functional brains can certainly figure out how to keep guns mostly from those who shouldn’t be operating a gun, we did pretty well keeping vehicle drivers from driving a vehicle of different kinds who shouldn’t. Just keeping criminals in prison should help but the Dems don’t seem to have functioning brains. Scary!!!

  2. The China version of TicTok is educational & motivational content for the citizens of China. Content there is nothing like the content that gets shown here state side.
    Either make it educational to all or shut it down.

  3. But it was sooooooo important for Joey Boy to undo everything Trump touched. Hundreds of executive orders proving insane TDS. And Trump is usually right about stuff like this…

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