REPORT: Well-known CEO says he could beat Trump in an election: ‘I’m smarter than he is’

BY TRACY MATHESON / SEPTEMBER 13, 2018 /

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J.P. Morgan Chase Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon took a swipe at President Donald Trump, claiming that he could defeat the president in a head-to-head election. “I think I could beat Trump,” Dimon said Wednesday during an event held at his bank’s Park Avenue headquarters in New York. “Because I’m as tough as he is, I’m smarter than he is. I would be fine. He could punch me all he wants, it wouldn’t work with me. I’d fight right back.”

Shortly after, Dimon addressed the uproar caused by his comments: “I should not have said it. I’m not running for president,” the CEO said about an hour after the original exchange. The off-the-cuff outburst “proves I wouldn’t make a good politician,” Dimon said. “I get frustrated because I want all sides to come together to help solve big problems.”

 

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Dimon, 62, has been outspoken about what the U.S. needs to do to improve economic growth for a broader set of participants. He’s also pushed for common-sense reform on topics ranging from immigration policy to infrastructure spending. So he’s often asked whether he would run for president. In the past, he has said that while he would like running the country, he could never win an election.

But the victory of Donald Trump in 2016 — another billionaire New York businessman — raised the possibility that Dimon might change his mind.

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3 Comments

  1. Melohawk September 13th, 2018 at 7:32 am

    Not unless your IQ is over 156 which is Trump’s IQ. You over estimate your ability to withstand the kind of pressure he is under. You wouldn’t last 30 days.

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  2. Steve September 13th, 2018 at 8:07 am

    Chase the e dirtiest bank in the world.If he’s so smart why did the American taxpayers have to bail them out

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  3. Sherry September 13th, 2018 at 12:49 pm

    You’re pretty dumb if you think you could beat President Trump, the MAN is UNBEATABLE ! Good joke though πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

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