Trump tries to ban TikTok, WeChat

Friday, August 7, 2020 - 5:25pm

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President Donald Trump signed an executive order that would effectively ban Chinese social media apps TikTok and WeChat. Really? Isn't China, a one-party authoritarian state that bans things like this? Where's the national security threat in these social media apps? Sarah Birnbaum reports.