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The Trump-appointed chair of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation will resign more than a year before her term ends, she announced Friday evening after a public dispute with some FDIC board members over bank merger rules.

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FDIC Chair Jelena McWilliams will step down from the agency – which insures US bank deposits and oversees financial institutions – on February 4, she said in a Resignation Letter Issued by the FDIC.

The attorney and former bank executive has left his post for less than four years in a five-year term, which started After confirmation by the Senate in June 2018.

McWilliams gave no reason for his resignation, and called his time at the top of the FDIC a “tremendous honor” and “the highlight of my professional life.”

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