TikTok sues Trump administration over threat to ban company

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TikTok is suing the Trump administration in federal court in California. Photo by Pixabay.

TikTok sued the U.S. government today, after President Trump said he’ll ban the hugely popular video sharing platform. It’s the latest ramp-up in a back-and-forth between the Chinese company and the federal government. That ban would take effect next month.

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