Lawmakers blast TikTok in hearing with CEO, citing "life and death" issues
TikTok's CEO Shou Zi Chew is defending the company from charges that it poses a national security threat at a the House Committee on Energy and Commerce hearing Thursday.
Why it matters: The White House and TikTok's critics in Congress say the popular short-video app puts U.S. users' data at risk because TikTok is owned by ByteDance, a Chinese company.
Chew repeatedly categorized TikTok as a global enterprise when asked about whether it's a Chinese company.
What they're saying: TikTok should be banned, House Energy and Commerce committee chair Cathy...