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As head of EBSA, Trump nominee Rutledge would be instrumental in leading a review of the DOL fiduciary rule, which has been ordered by President Trump. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Preston Rutledge, President Trump’s nominee to head the Employee Benefits Security Administration at the Labor Department, testified that he believes in the Employee Retirement Income Security Act during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee.

Nick Thornton

Nick Thornton is a financial writer covering retirement and health care issues for BenefitsPRO and ALM Media. He greatly enjoys learning from the vast minds in the legal, academic, advisory and money management communities when covering the retirement space. He's also written on international marketing trends, financial institution risk management, defense and energy issues, the restaurant industry in New York City, surfing, cigars, rum, travel, and fishing. When not writing, he's pushing into some land or water.

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