Popular short video app TikTok has filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration arguing that an executive order issued by Trump — which bans US transactions with ByteDance, TikTok’s parent company — is "unconstitutional". It said that the executive order, issued on August 6, didn't afford TikTok or ByteDance "due process of law", and was done purely for "political reasons" rather than because of an “unusual and extraordinary threat” to the US. TikTok also called the executive order a "gross misappropriation" of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA) and a "pretext for furthering the President’s broader campaign of anti-China rhetoric in the run-up to the U.S. election". The suit was filed in the Federal District Court for the Central District of California. It is worth noting that TikTok's suit is against the first of two executive orders issued by Trump…
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