Trump taps lawyer to be acting comptroller

Washington • The Trump administration on Wednesday named a banking lawyer to be the interim head of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency as part of the administration’s efforts to overhaul bank regulation. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Keith Noreika, a partner at the law firm of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, will become acting comptroller on Friday. He succeeds Thomas Curry, then-President Barack Obama’s nominee, who has been comptroller since 2012. Curry’s five-year term ended l...

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