Karine Jean-Pierre 

The White House warned on Thursday that the Chinese-owned video hosting service TikTok could endanger American safety and national security (Local Time). During a press briefing, White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre responded to a media question about the TikTok ban, saying, “We have expressed concerns over China’s potential use of software platforms that could endanger or threaten America’s safety and national security, so that is the President’s concern, and that is why we have called on Congress to take action.”