Pompeo confirms he was on call between Trump and Ukraine leader
ROME (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo confirmed on Wednesday that he had listened in on a call between U.S. President Donald Trump and Ukraine’s leader that has caused a storm, saying the conversation had centered on U.S. policy priorities.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo attends a news conference with Italian Foreign Minister Luigi di Maio (not pictured) in Rome, Italy, October 2, 2019. REUTERS/Alberto Lingria
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