gata.org / By Dan Freed / Thursday, November 10, 2016
A senior person on President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team contacted JPMorgan Chase & Co. Chief Executive Jamie Dimon to see if he would be interested in being U.S. Treasury secretary, a person familiar with the matter said today.
It is unclear how Dimon responded, said the person, who was not authorized to speak publicly. Dimon has said multiple times in the past that he is not interested in the job — most recently in September.
JPMorgan spokesman Andrew Gray declined to comment.
CNBC earlier reported that Trump’s advisers had discussed the idea of Dimon, 60, becoming Treasury secretary. …