‘I Don’t Believe the First Amendment Covers Espionage’: Rep. Ken Buck on Lawsuit Against Texas TikTok Ban

An ‘old friend’ to China took a surprise trip to Beijing last week.

Apart from a sit-down with Xi Jinping, former U.S. diplomat Henry Kissinger also met with China’s defense minister—who declined direct talks with U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin last month. What does the event say about the stalled communication between Washington and Beijing?

Beyond that—why is Chinese e-commerce giant Temu suing fellow fashion behemoth Shein? Plus, a First-Amendment fight over a ban on TikTok is raising an important question: Is banning the Chinese-owned app constitutional?

We speak to Colorado Representative Ken Buck for more.

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