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Trump's SEC pick, an ex-Goldman lawyer, to face skepticism

Mar 22, 2017 - The Salt Lake Tribune

Washington Goldman Sachs may be about to get another friend in Washington.

Jay Clayton, a well-connected Wall Street lawyer who is President Donald Trump's pick to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission, is sure to face sharp questions from Democrats at his confirmation hearing Thursday over his years of work for Goldman and other financial giants.

Trump has already drawn upon Goldman alumni for key financial posts in his administrations -- notably for Treasury secretary, Steven...