JP Morgan chief blasts US dysfunction: ‘It’s almost an embarrassment being American’

  • Jamie Dimon rails at Washington and laments ‘stupid shit’ in US politics
  • Dimon says bad policy is ‘holding back and hurting the average American’

JP Morgan just had the most profitable 12 months ever for a US bank – but it wasn’t enough for Jamie Dimon, the bank’s boss.

“It’s almost an embarrassment being an American traveling around the world and listening to the stupid shit Americans have to deal with in this country,” Dimon told journalists after the bank released its latest quarterly results on Friday.

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