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Trump Says Lawyers Told Him the U.S. Can’t Accept Payment for TikTok Deal

Now Playing 9/16/2020 6:41PM      At a news briefing Wednesday, President Trump was asked whether he would approve Oracle’s pending deal for TikTok’s U.S. operations. In August, the White House said ByteDance must sell its U.S. TikTok operations or face a ban, saying the app poses a security threat. Trump has said he wanted some proceeds…

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9/16/2020 6:41PM     

At a news briefing Wednesday, President Trump was asked whether he would approve Oracle’s pending deal for TikTok’s U.S. operations. In August, the White House said ByteDance must sell its U.S. TikTok operations or face a ban, saying the app poses a security threat. Trump has said he wanted some proceeds of a deal to end up in the U.S. treasury. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images

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