GOP-backed TikTok ban unable to hitch journey on NDAA

Lawmakers may connect the proposal to the fiscal 2023 omnibus spending package deal or, if that isn’t completed, a seamless decision to avert a authorities shutdown when present funding expires Dec. 16. Negotiations on such a package deal are ongoing.

Each chambers additionally may move the laws as a stand-alone invoice, however time is operating out on the present Congress.

A TikTok ban on federal units would additionally fall in need of some lawmakers’ ambitions.

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Rep. Mike Gallagher, R-Wis., referred to as in early November for a extra expansive nationwide ban on TikTok that might prohibit tens of millions of People from utilizing the app. The 2 mentioned in an op-ed in The Washington Put up that they might introduce such laws, however have not but finished so.

The Homeland Safety and State departments, in addition to sure navy branches, already ban the app on government-issued units over nationwide safety issues.

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