US to act on TikTok, other Chinese apps in coming days: White House

US to act on TikTok, other Chinese apps in coming days: White House

The United States will take action in coming days on the popular short-video app TikTok and other Chinese apps, White House spokeswoman Kayleigh McEnany told reporters at a briefing on Tuesday, but gave no other details.

FILE PHOTO: Illustration picture of Tiktok with U.S. and Chinese flags
FILE PHOTO: China and U.S. flags are seen near a TikTok logo in this illustration picture taken July 16, 2020. REUTERS/Florence Lo/Illustration/File Photo

WASHINGTON: The United States will take action in coming days on the popular short-video app TikTok and other Chinese apps, White House spokeswoman Kayleigh McEnany told reporters at a briefing on Tuesday, but gave no other details.

"He and Secretary (of State) Pompeo have said the U.S. will take action in coming days on Chinese apps including TikTok due to the national security risk," she said.

(Reporting by Andrea Shalal; Writing by Susan Heavey)

Source: Reuters

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