Jim Justice

How These Ultrawealthy Politicians Avoided Paying Taxes
IRS records reveal how Gov. Jim Justice, Gov. Jared Polis, former Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and other wealthy political figures slashed their taxes using strategies unavailable to most of their constituents.
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV - JULY 31: hits his shot on the hole during the final round of The Greenbrier Classic at The Old White TPC on July 31, 2011 in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images) *** Local Caption ***
hits a shot during the first round of the Greenbrier Classic on The Old White Course at the Greenbrier Resort on July 29, 2010 in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.
Wayne LaPierre, executive vice president of the National Rifle Association (NRA), speaks during a news conference in Washington.  The NRA, the powerful U.S. gun rights lobby, went on the offensive on Friday arguing that schools should have armed guards.
Where Things Stand: More Proof Red States Welcoming Federal Vaccine Help Prime Badge
This is your TPM afternoon briefing.

Austerity be damned in the age of COVID-19.

That’s the messaging from at least one Republican governor who just this morning said that being fiscally responsible at this point no longer matters as the nation reels from more than 400,000 COVID-19 deaths and an economy on life-support.

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hits a shot during the first round of the Greenbrier Classic on The Old White Course at the Greenbrier Resort on July 29, 2010 in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.
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