(Bloomberg) -- Bill Ackman said JPMorgan Chase & Co. chief executive Jamie Dimon should run for president in the upcoming 2024 election after the Wall Street titan hinted that he has considered pursuing a political career. 

Ackman said in a lengthy tweet that Dimon is a political centrist who is pro-business and pro-free enterprise, while also supportive of “well-designed social programs and rational tax policies that can help the less fortunate.”

Ackman also said he thinks Dimon, 67, could beat President Joe Biden in a primary or Donald Trump in a general election. He added that Dimon’s ability to raise billions of dollars from bipartisan supporters would easily fund his campaign. Current polls show Trump as the front-runner for the 2024 GOP nomination.

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In a Bloomberg Television interview on Wednesday, Dimon said that he had mulled joining public office. “I love my country, and maybe one day I’ll serve my country in one capacity or another,” he said.

Dimon’s outspoken views on US public policy have spurred talk that he could enter politics in recent years. In 2019, the CEO said the talk had been “blown out of proportion,” and that while he did think about a presidential candidacy, he decided against it.

“There is nothing more for him to achieve at JPM. He has already been crowned the world’s best banker,” Ackman wrote in the post. “JPM stock will go up even more when he becomes POTUS as he can do more for the bank and our economy as President than he can as Chairman and CEO of JPM.”


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