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As Microsoft is considering a buyout of social media app TikTok, officials from the company as well as executives representing TikTok have been in discussions with the White House to prevent the Trump administration from issuing a complete ban of the app.

According to an exclusive report from Fox News: “Those discussions come as President Trump is poised to issue an order that could ban the app from being used in the U.S. over security concerns or allow a U.S.-based company to buy the outfit, pending a security review. A decision is expected either Monday or Tuesday, people close to the matter tell FOX Business.”

“Microsoft fully appreciates the importance of addressing the President’s concerns,” the company said in a statement to Fox Business. “It is committed to acquiring TikTok subject to a complete security review and providing proper economic benefits to the United States, including the United States Treasury.”

A ban on TikTok has been in discussion since 2019 amid fears that its Bejing-based parent ByteDance shares customer information with the Communist Chinese government.

Thank goodness Bill Gates is going to be taking over things to ensure your data is “safe’ – you know, the guy who built one of the most successful companies on earth through the theft of intellectual property.

Sounds great.

The Chicks on the Right weigh in on the TikTok developments in the clip below.