Senator Thune address risk of Tik Tok on the U.S. Senate floor

WASHINGTON, D.C.(KELO)- The threat of foreign operations here in the U.S. is coming into focus in Washington.

The popular app Tik Tok has generated the most attention, because of its ability to collect the personal information of users.

South Dakota Senator John Thune says American citizens’ personal data is protected from being seized by the U.S. government…but not from China’s government.

Senator Thune and others in Congress are pressing for legislation to protect American citizens.