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New WeChat Rules Kill Injunction Arguments, U.S. Tells Judge

     
Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg
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Trump administration lawyers told a judge weighing whether to block an executive order banning the Chinese-owned WeChat app that new Commerce Department guidance issued Friday “reinforces” arguments against an injunction.

U.S. users of WeChat who sued over President Donald Trump’s order argued in court this week that it’s too vague. Lawyers for the administration said that argument no longer carried any weight.