WASHINGTON, D.C. – Former Congressman Bruce Poliquin announced Friday President Donald Trump plans to name him to head a federal investor watchdog agency.
According to a statement issued by Poliquin’s chief political strategist, the president will be nominating him to serve as the chairman of the Board of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation.
The post is a volunteer job.
The board’s mission is to protect small investors in case an investment firm fails.
The nomination must be confirmed by the U.S. Senate.