US Senate votes to confirm Jay Clayton as SEC chairman

By REUTERS
May 3, 2017 01:34




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WASHINGTON - The US Senate voted on Tuesday to confirm attorney Jay Clayton to head the Securities and Exchange Commission, the agency tasked with policing and writing rules for Wall Street.

In a 61-37 vote, the Senate approved the nomination, with some moderate Democrats joining their Republican colleagues in supporting his confirmation.


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