Trump considering former U.S. Attorney Debra Wong Yang as SEC chief

WASHINGTON — The job of being Wall Street’s top cop might once again go to a former prosecutor.

Debra Wong Yang, a former Los Angeles U.S. attorney with close ties to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, is under consideration for nomination as chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, according to an official working with the transition team of President-elect Donald Trump. If Trump picks her, she would follow in the steps of the current chairman, Mary Jo White, who had also served as a federal prosecutor before taking over the SEC.

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