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Jamie Dimon Quickly Backtracks on Bragging He Could Beat Trump

  • ‘I’m as tough as he is, I’m smarter than he is,’ Dimon said
  • JPMorgan’s CEO then backtracked: ‘I should not have said it’
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JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s Jamie Dimon picked a fight with President Donald Trump -- and immediately regretted it.

“I think I could beat Trump” in an election, the Wall Street executive said at an event Wednesday morning that was supposed to celebrate his firm’s philanthropy. “I’m as tough as he is, I’m smarter than he is.”