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Jamie Dimon picks a fight with Trump

That didn’t last long. JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon picked a fight with President Trump and then backed off just hours later. “I think I could beat Trump” Dimon said Wednesday morning during an event at the company’s Park Avenue building. “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.” He also taunted his fellow New Yorker’s success. “And by the way, this wealthy New Yorker actually earned his money,” he said. “It wasn’t a gift from Daddy.” By noon, it was over. “I should not have said it. I’m not running for president. Proves I wouldn’t make a good politician,” the Wall Street executive ...