Republicans are stepping up their campaign to win donations from Wall Street, trying to capitalize on an increasing sense of regret among executives at big financial institutions for backing Democrats in 2008.
In discussions with Wall Street executives, Republicans are striving to make the case that they are banks' best hope of preventing President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats from cracking down on Wall Street.
Mr. Boehner told Mr. Dimon congressional Republicans had stood up to Mr. Obama's efforts to curb pay and impose new regulations.
Adding: Contrary to popular belief I'm not (that) naive. I know that Democrats are plenty guilty of duplicitous doublespeak regarding Wall Street. I've just never seen any of them so publicly cast their lot with Wall Street.