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Court filing on Trump administration's executive order over WeChat

Updated Sep 18, 2020 at 1:46 PM EST

The Commerce Department will decide which U.S. transactions with WeChat to ban under an Executive Order President Trump issued August 6, when he called TikTok and WeChat threats to national security.

In this court filing, the Trump administration underscored the complexity of cutting ties with WeChat.

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The Commerce Department will decide which U.S. transactions with WeChat to ban under an Executive Order President Trump issued August 6, when he called TikTok and WeChat threats to national security. In this court filing, the Trump administration underscored the complexity of cutting ties with WeChat.