REP. JOHN THOMPSON

DFL Rep. Thompson accuses officers of racism at daughter’s traffic stop, police say

State Rep. John ThompsonST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9) – Democratic state Rep. John Thompson was involved in another chaotic incident with St. Paul police officers on Sunday afternoon, minutes before taking his seat at the Capitol for the State of the State address. The St. Paul lawmaker showed up after officers pulled over his daughter Sunday afternoon, screamed and yelled…

Lawmaker stopped for no license plate claims he was profiled

ST. PAUL, Minn. – An outspoken Minnesota lawmaker who was ticketed for a driver’s license violation is alleging he was racially profiled. The citation says State Rep. John Thompson of St. Paul, who is Black, presented a Wisconsin license during a traffic stop in St. Paul Sunday. A Department of Public Safety spokesman told the St. Paul Pioneer Press that…