JPMorgan head: Go with politician for president, not CEO

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Posted: Sep 20, 2015 9:01 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon says CEOs may know how to "run things," but that isn't sufficient enough for being a good U.S. president.

In a wide-ranging interview broadcast Sunday, Dimon tells NBC's "Meet the Press" host Chuck Todd that some CEO attributes would serve a president well, but the job is complex and requires other skills as well. Dimon compares Washington politics to "three-dimensional chess."

Dimon also says he doesn't expect something in return when he gives money to candidates. Businessman Donald Trump has repeatedly said that when he donated to candidates in past elections he expected favors. Trump has called his competitors for the Republican presidential nomination "puppets" for accepting donations.

Dimon says he hasn't decided whether to support Democrat Hillary Clinton, as he did in 2008.