Trump says Jamie Dimon doesn’t hold the ‘smarts’ to run for president

The CEO walked back the comments about an hour later.

“I should not have said of which. I’m not running for president,” Dimon, 62, said in a statement.

Trump shot back Thursday morning on Twitter.

“The problem with banker Jamie Dimon running for President can be of which he doesn’t hold the aptitude or ‘smarts’ & can be a poor public speaker & nervous mess,” Trump said.

The J.P. Morgan leader has from the past made strong comments about the political situation from the U.S., however typically directed his ire at partisan gridlock along with not Trump.

Last year, Dimon said of which was “almost an embarrassment to be an American citizen traveling around the entire world along with listening to the stupid s— we have to deal with in This kind of country.”

— With reporting by CNBC’s Hugh Son

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