A lawyer who spent his career on Wall Street, defending banks (including Goldman), will now run the SEC https://t.co/v7txX8F1UU— Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald) January 4, 2017
Trump Nominates Wall Street Lawyer to Head S.E.C. https://t.co/E8X2k1KVU6— Jordan Maglich (@PonziTracker) January 4, 2017
Trump picks Wall Street lawyer Jay Clayton, who defended big banks for financial crisis-era misbehavior, to lead SEC https://t.co/o1dQKNMrqr— CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) January 4, 2017
More Goldman Sachs peeps! 🤡@realDonaldTrump to tap Wall Street lawyer, Jay Clayton, to head SEC #theresistance https://t.co/7MQ0WkSxGu— John Hoving, LCSW (@realjohnhoving) January 4, 2017
Woohhooooo!! Drain the swamp by putting in Bank protectors!!— LeftisRight (@TheLeftsRight) January 4, 2017
Trump picks Wall Street lawyer Jay Clayton to lead SEChttps://t.co/7peI7TWzAo
"Mr. Clayton represented Goldman Sachs when the bank received a $5 billion investment from Warren Buffet’s company in September 2008 — the peak of the credit crisis. Clayton also represented the bank in connection with other acquisitions and investments.