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Our CEO on Vetting: “It’s basic risk management.”

Our CEO Mike Phillips has an op-ed in The Hill this morning, talking about vetting:

The vetting process is a basic diligence function, ensuring that those who serve in positions of power are free of conflicts of interest or other compromising embarrassments and entanglements. Across nearly every industry, similar checks are performed — of executives and business partners, of borrowers and grantees, and even of political candidates themselves. It’s basic risk management.

As the Trump administration is learning, it’s a whole lot easier to know about these issues up front, before you’re answering questions about them at a hearing or from a reporter.

You can read the whole thing here.