Senate Democrat stressing patience on anti-TikTok bill has former top aides working to fight it

A Democratic senator who is a key player in the TikTok fight on Capitol Hill has seen several of her senior aides depart to work on behalf of the Chinese-owned social media app, records show.

Senators on both sides of the aisle raised concerns on Wednesday after receiving a classified briefing from national security officials on the threats posed by TikTok, which, under a bill being mulled in the upper chamber, could be banned from app stores in the United States if its Chinese parent company ByteDance does not divest from the app. While the White House is calling on the Senate to approve the bill and send it to President Joe Biden’s desk, one lawmaker who has urged alternatives and patience is Senate
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