US House ties TikTok sale with foreign aid for Ukraine and Israel

18/04/2024 | The New York Times

The US House of Representatives has made another attempt to pass legislation that would force Chinese owner ByteDance to sell social media app TikTok or face a nationwide ban in the United States. The new legislation includes foreign aid for Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan and a provision to extend the deadline for a sale to nine months from the original six months. The president would have the power to extend the deadline by a further 90 days if progress toward a sale was being made. 

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