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Pompeo: TikTok data could be going ‘directly to the Chinese Communist Party'

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo supported President Trump's proposed ban of social media phenomenon TikTok, explaining to Fox News' “Sunday Morning Futures” just how use of the app exposes Americans to having their personal information sent straight to the Chinese government. Trump's call for a ban came amid concerns over the national security risk posed by the...
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Pompeo says Trump to take broad action on Chinese software

Pompeo says Trump to take broad action on Chinese software

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

NEW YORK - President Donald Trump plans to take action on a what he sees as a broad array of national security risks presented by software connected to the Chinese Communist Party, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday.
Pompeo's remarks followed reports that Microsoft is in advanced talks to buy the U.S. operations of TikTok, which has been a source of national security and censorship concerns for the Trump administration.
“These Chinese software companies doing business in the United States, whether it's TikTok or WeChat - there are countless more... are feeding data directly to the...
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Pompeo says President Trump will take action 'in the coming days' on TikTok and other Chinese apps

Pompeo says President Trump will take action 'in the coming days' on TikTok and other Chinese apps

1 month ago   |   By WISN

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that President Donald Trump "will take action in the coming days" on Chinese apps, including TikTok, citing national security risks.
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