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'It proves I wouldn't be a good politician': Jamie Dimon says he shouldn't have claimed he could beat Trump in the 2020 election

Posted On: Sep 16, 2018   |   Posted By: Business Insider

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon explained why he walked back his comments that he could beat President Donald Trump in the 2020 election in an interview with ABC News that aired Sunday.
Dimon had made the original comments at a JPMorgan event on Wednesday.
He told ABC News that he made those remarks "more out of frustration and a little of my own machismo."
In an interview with ABC News that aired Sunday, JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon took back his recent comments about beating President Donald Trump in a 2020 election.
During a JPMorgan event September 12, Dimon said, "I think I could beat Trump," Business Insider's Bob Bryan reported .
Dimon continued: "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."
After CNBC first reported Dimon's comments, Dimon released a statement saying "I should not have said it" and "I get frustrated because I want all sides to come together to help solve big problems."
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