Nellie Liang Withdraws From Consideration for Fed Board Seat

Wall Street Journal, Dec. 7, 2019–Nick Timiraos, Andrew Ackerman (subscription)
Former Federal Reserve economist Nellie Liang, whom the Trump administration had nominated to serve on the central bank’s board of governors, withdrew from consideration Monday, a casualty of opposition from the banking industry which feared she would stymie efforts to loosen financial regulation.