Six more senators back bill to give Biden new powers to ban TikTok

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By David Shepardson and Echo Wang WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Six more U.S. senators on Friday backed bipartisan legislation to give President Joe Biden new powers to ban Chinese-owned video app TikTok on national security grounds as the Chinese company ramped up efforts to get its story heard in Washington before an important hearing next week. Earlier this month, 12 senators led by Democrat Mark Warner and Republican John Thune unveiled legislation backed by the White House to give the Commerce Department new powers to address TikTok that has more than 100 million U.S. users. The announcement come…

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