Pompeo, during a Congressional hearing on Thursday, told the members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee that "the actions are entirely consistent with what they have been signalling to the world for decades, you might even argue since 1989, but certainly since General Secretary Xi came to power".
Deteriorating relations with China will be on the agenda, after Washington and Beijing each closed one of the other country's consulates and Pompeo recently announced an end to Hong Kong's special trading status.
The Secretary of State said China had the desire to expand its power and reach.
Pompeo said, "They talk of socialism in the world with Chinese specialties".
"This administration has taken steps to protect our interests and friends".
The top U.S. diplomat was pressed repeatedly by both Republican and Democratic senators on China, more than on any other foreign issues, reflecting the urgency felt among American policymakers on the issue.
"Our diplomatic efforts are working and momentum is building to mitigate the threats that the Chinese Communist Party presents".
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".
The European Union condemned the law too and also declared China a systemic rival to us, he said.
Amid the ongoing tensions between India and China along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh, the United States on Thursday said that "Beijing is testing the world" with its incursions into Indian territory but the "tide is turning".
Earlier, the "FACTS" I wrote that the Republican party of the United States policymakers consider providing lethal weapons to Ukraine under the presidency of Donald trump a clear response to the accusations about the alleged friendly relationship between the US President and Vladimir Putin.
Pompeo had earlier called for a global compact, arguing U.S. policy of "bling engagement" with China had failed.