"I grew up in a poorer part of Queens than he did, but I am a banker". "I should not have said it", he wrote.More news: Samsung Galaxy Note 9 First Impressions
"I should not have said it". And by the way, this wealthy New Yorker [pointing to himself] actually earned his money. "It wasn't a gift from daddy", he said. The JPMorgan chieftain said his statements are proof that he wouldn't make a good politician. "I would love to be president of the United States of America" he said, according to a Vanity Fair article. "I am part of the elite".
"I shouldn't have said that", Dimon told ABC's Rebecca Jarvis Wednesday in an exclusive interview after making the comments during a panel with her in NY. Dimon went on to complain that the public does not look "at Trump as part of the elite", instead, "They look at him as the upstart who punched the elite in the nose every day".
In the past, Dimon has described himself as a patriot who wants to serve his country the best way he feels that he can, but thus far he has been reluctant about entering the political arena in earnest.More news: Russian Federation prepares for biggest war games in its history
Dimon has a mixed relationship with President Trump.
Trump disbanded the board after he was criticized for failing to sufficiently condemn white supremacists in the aftermath of Charlottesville's rally last August.More news: Bob Woodward tangles with the mendacity of Trumpworld
Aside from Wednesday's comments, Dimon has previously offered high praise of President Trump's pro-growth economic policies and once vowed to help the administration because he was a "patriot".