Mississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves was on the stump Monday night, speaking at a fundraiser for Ocean Springs mayoral candidate John McKay.
Reeves spoke to about 40 invited guests, including Ocean Springs aldermen Chic Cody, Bobby Cox and James Hagan, as well as Jackson County Supervisor Troy Ross, at the home of Dr. Jim and Jane Sutton. Sutton, in his introduction of Reeves, referred to him as the “Vice President of the State of Mississippi.”
Reeves immediately qualified that remark.
“I want to be clear. I am NOT Barack Obama’s vice president,” Reeves said. “I agree with nothing he has to say.