CHINA/EXECUTIVE ORDERS/SOCIAL MEDIA/TECHNOLOGY: “[T]he spread in the United States of mobile applications developed and owned by companies in the People’s Republic of China (China) continues to threaten the national security, foreign policy, and economy of the United States.

To protect our Nation, I took action, in an Executive Order of August 6, 2020… to address the threat posed by one mobile application, TikTok. I have now taken further action to address a similar threat posed by another mobile application, WeChat.”

-Donald Trump, “Text of a Letter to the Speaker of the House and President of the Senate on Addressing the Threat Posed by WeChat,” whitehouse.gov, Aug. 6, 2020

Read the full text of President Trump’s letter about his WeChat executive order.