Trump’s choice for SEC chair clears ethics hurdle: source | Reuters

President Donald Trump’s pick to chair the Securities and Exchange Commission, Jay Clayton, passed a key hurdle toward his confirmation after a government ethics watchdog gave him a clearance, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday.

The U.S. Office of Government Ethics had examined Clayton’s financial disclosure forms for possible conflict of interest.

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