GOP Rep Says He’ll Introduce Rule Banning Members of Congress From Using TikTok On Official Phones
Republican Florida Rep. Michael Waltz said Friday he plans to introduce a rule in the next Congress to ban members of Congress from using the social media platform TikTok.
TikTok, one of the largest social media applications in the world, has over 94 million active users in the United States. Its ownership by ByteDance, a Chinese parent company, makes it the foreign-owned application most used by Americans. U.S. officials have called for the app to either be banned or sold to an American owner.
“The Biden administration has used TikTok to get their...