CNN’s Jake Tapper presses Republican Gov. Tate Reeves of Mississippi on why his state is ranked last in the US when it comes to..
65th Governor of Mississippi
Jonathon Tate Reeves is an American politician serving as the 65th and current governor of Mississippi since 2020. A member of the Republican Party, he was the 53rd Mississippi State Treasurer from 2004 to 2012 and the 32nd lieutenant governor of Mississippi from 2012 to 2020. At age 29, he was the youngest state treasurer in the nation when elected in 2003 and the first Republican to hold the office in Mississippi. He was the Republican nominee for governor of Mississippi in the 2019 election and defeated the Democratic nominee, Attorney General Jim Hood.