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Report: TikTok plans to sue Trump administration over ban

TikTok plans to sue the Trump administration over the president’s govt order to ban the favored app, in accordance to a report from .

President Trump on Thursday blocking all transactions with ByteDance, the China-based firm that owns TikTok, in 45 days.

Trump cited a “nationwide emergency with respect to the knowledge and communications expertise and companies provide chain” as the rationale for the moratorium, escalating a dispute with TikTok that might drive an acquisition of some or the entire social app by Microsoft or one other firm.

NPR reported that TikTok will argue that Trump’s order is unconstitutional. The federal lawsuit will likely be filed as quickly as Tuesday.

Replace:  reported Saturday that Twitter has had “preliminary talks” with TikTok a few deal involving the app’s U.S. operations.

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