"With regard to India and China, we are closely monitoring the situation. The president is doing so as well. And he said that China's aggressive stance along the India-China border fits the larger pattern of Chinese aggression and other parts of the world.
"These actions only confirmed the true nature of the Chinese Communist Party," McEnany said in response to a question during a news conference.
Earlier, during a Congressional hearing, US lawmakers expressed concern over the aggressive Chinese actions along the Line of Actual Control (LAC).
President Donald Trump
speaks in an address to the nation from the Oval Office at the White House
about the coronavirus.
"This past month, China engaged in deadly clashes along the Line of Actual Control, resulting in the tragic deaths of a dozen Indian soldiers and an unknown Chinese death toll as well," said Congressman Adam Schiff, the chairman of the House Select Intelligence Committee, during a hearing on coronavirus and US-China relations.
Asked about India's decision to ban TikTok and 58 other Chinese phone apps, she referred to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's statement earlier in the day.
He called the apps potential "appendages of the CCP's surveillance state" and welcomed India's decision to ban them.
"India's 'clean app' approach will boost India's sovereignty, will also boost India's integrity and national
security as the Indian government itself has stated," he added.
India's Lieutenant General Harinder Singh and China's Major General Liu Lin met on Tuesday at the LAC in an effort to defuse the situation.
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