Chairman Eliot Engel (D-NY) issued the subpoena Friday, according to The Hill, and "accused Pompeo of using State Department resources to advance a smear campaign against the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, and demanded documents provided to GOP senators be made available to House Democrats".
Indian and Chinese troops have been locked in a bitter standoff in several areas along the Line of Actual Control in eastern Ladakh since May 5.
He pointed to 30-plus nations banning China's Huawei from their 5G networks, Canada standing firm against "the Chinese Communist Party's hostage-taking", Belize and Haiti denouncing Beijing's national security law targeting Hong Kong and Sweden closing Confucius Institutes.More news: Maryland extends unemployment benefits by 13 weeks
Pompeo said the US, Australia, India, and Japan have "reinvigorated the Quad" as part of an effort to confront China through multilateral bodies. Our diplomats have done wonderful work. I asked you specifically, have you raised - there are public reports, very well documented - that the Russians were supposedly paying bounties to kill our service members.
United States Secretary of State Michael Pompeo yesterday cited India's banning of Chineses apps as an indication that USA efforts to lead an "international awakening" against the Chinese government is working and the "tide is turning" as a result. "In addition to these multilateral efforts, Department of Justice is cracking down on Chinese intellectual property threats", he said.
Pompeo had earlier called for a global compact, arguing USA policy of "bling engagement" with China had failed.More news: Nike's 'You Can't Stop Us' raises the Covid ad bar - again
Meanwhile, continuing with its expansionist agenda, China has now created a new border dispute with Bhutan, one of India's traditional ally.
China recently staked claim over the Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary in Bhutan at the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council and opposed funding to the project.
Even as the rest of the world is struggling with the the coronavirus pandemic, which originated in Wuhan city of China's Hubei province, Beijing has been aggressively attempting to alter the status quo in East China Sea, South China Sea and with India in Arunachal Pradesh and Ladakh.More news: COVID-19 app, backed by federal government, now available