Trump says safety will be the dominant factor in his TikTok decision

Topics TikTok | Donald Trump

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Thursday his decision on whether to approve a potential deal involving U.S. companies taking a greater ownership share of Chinese social media app TikTok will hinge primarily on the issue of safety.

"They're working to see if they can make a deal," he told reporters, adding that if a deal is made, it will be presented to him. "I'll either ... approve it or not. To me, safety is the predominant factor."



(Reporting by Jeff Mason; Writing by Eric Beech; Editing by Sandra Maler)

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