Pompeo took part in Trump-Zelensky call: report

Secretary of State Mike PompeoMichael (Mike) Richard PompeoPompeo under pressure over threats to Yovanovitch Regardless of how the Iraqis feel, the US should leave Democrats clash at debate over keeping US troops in Mideast MORE took part in the phone call between President TrumpDonald John TrumpLev Parnas implicates Rick Perry, says Giuliani had him pressure Ukraine to announce Biden probe Saudi Arabia paid 0 million for cost of US troops in area Parnas claims ex-Trump attorney visited him in jail, asked him to sacrifice himself for president MORE and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky that led to last week's impeachment inquiry launched by House Democrats, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday.

A senior State Department official told the Journal that Pompeo was among the administration officials who listened in on the call.


The Hill has reached out to the State Department and White House for comment.

According to a partial transcript of the call released by the White House last week, Trump pressed Zelensky to investigate former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenLev Parnas implicates Rick Perry, says Giuliani had him pressure Ukraine to announce Biden probe Ex-Obama official on Sanders-Warren feud: 'I don't think it played out well for either of them' Parnas says he doesn't think that Joe Biden did anything wrong regarding Ukraine MORE and his son Hunter.

The call was referenced by a whistleblower complaint that alleges Trump pressured Ukraine's leader to investigate Biden.

House Democrats have launched an impeachment inquiry and have subpoenaed Pompeo for documents related to the inquiry.

He has until Oct. 4 to produce the documents.

The whistleblower's complaint, which was released Thursday, alleged that there were approximately a dozen officials in the room during the phone call between Trump and Zelensky.