Kamala Harris Dines With JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon, who Praised Donald Trump

By Thea Felicity

Mar 27, 2024 11:50 AM EDT

TOPSHOT - US Vice President Kamala Harris speaks to supporters during a campaign rally at Reelworks in Denver, Colorado, on March 12, 2024. Harris is on a four-state swing after President Biden's State of the Union address, discussing the Biden Administration's historic investments in supporting small businesses, advancing economic opportunity, and building a strong economy for all Americans.
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Vice President Kamala Harris recently had a discreet lunch meeting with JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon at the White House, according to reports from the NY Post.

The White House lunch meeting between Jamie Dimon and Vice President Kamala Harris made noise due to previous controversies surrounding Dimon's remarks about former President Trump's policies. 

The meeting, which was not publicly announced on Harris's schedule, occurred while Dimon met with other government officials, such as White House Chief of Staff Jeff Zients and federal regulators.

What Did JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon Said About Donald Trump?

In a speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Jamie Dimon, the CEO of JPMorgan Chase, praised several policies of former President Trump, which stirred controversy. 

According to The Guardian, he suggested that Trump was "kind of right" about certain issues like NATO, immigration, economic growth, tax reform, and China. However, critics argue that Dimon's remarks overlook the negative impacts and controversies surrounding Trump's presidency.

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What Was Kamala Harris and Jamie Dimon's Meeting About?

The details of Dimon's talks with government officials and Vice President Kamala Harris are not known.

However, this visit follows reports of Dimon's strained relations with the Biden administration due to his perceived endorsement of Republican policies and the aforementioned positive remarks about Trump's achievement. 

Interestingly, JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon has been outspoken in his political stance, which has positioned him at odds with Democratic circles, prompting speculation about his future engagements with the administration. 

Despite multiple controversies, Dimon maintains his involvement in political discourse, distinguishing himself as a rare CEO willing to engage in such conversations publicly. The secret lunch meeting with Kamala Harris is one of them.

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