U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo attends an occasion hosted by the U.S. Division of State’s Vitality Assets Governance Initiative on the Palace Resort on the sidelines of the 74th session of the United Nations Normal Meeting in New York Metropolis, New York, U.S., September 26, 2019. REUTERS/Darren Ornitz
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A Democratic-led U.S. Home of Representatives committee issued a subpoena on Friday for Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in search of to compel him at hand over paperwork regarding contact with the Ukrainian authorities.
The Home Overseas Affairs, Intelligence and Oversight Committees additionally scheduled depositions for 5 State Division officers over the following two weeks, together with former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch, Ambassador Kurt Volker, the U.S. Particular Consultant for Ukraine, and Ambassador Gordon Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union.
(The story corrects to point out subpoena issued by only one committee)
Reporting by Patricia Zengerle, Enhancing by Rosalba O’Brien