US attorney from California top candidate to head SEC

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WASHINGTON, Dec 6 (Reuters) - Former U.S. Attorney Debra Wong Yang is a top contender to head the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission under Republican President-elect Donald Trump, CNBC said on Tuesday.

Yang, who was appointed by fellow Republican former President George W. Bush for California's Central District, was scheduled to meet with Trump on Monday in New York. (Reporting by Susan Heavey; Editing by Jonathan Oatis)

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