One state already has voted to ban TikTok. For Congress, it’s going to be much tougher.

By: - April 18, 2023 5:00 pm
TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew takes questions from Rep. Kat Cammack (R-FL) before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on March 23, 2023. (Getty Images)

U.S. Rep. Kat Cammack (R-FL) points to a TikTok video she said threatened members of Congress as TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew watches during the House Energy and Commerce Committee on March 23, 2023. Lawmakers questioned the leader of the short-form social media video app for five hours about the company’s relationship with its Chinese owner, ByteDance, and how it handles users’ sensitive personal data. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.