Democrats finally ask Rep. John Thompson to resign citing years of abuse allegations


State Rep. John Thompson speaks on the House floor. (Minnesota House Public Information Services/Facebook)

From Alpha News

Minnesota Democrats have called for Rep. John Thompson to resign nearly one year after his long history of alleged violence and domestic abuse became a topic of public discourse.

Thompson first achieved notoriety in August 2020 when he called for anti-police protesters to burn down the town of Hugo. Shortly after that incident, Alpha News unearthed and reported on his criminal record, which shows he has a history of domestic assault accusations. Despite this, the Minnesota DFL, Gov. Tim Walz and U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar upheld their endorsements of then-candidate Thompson.

Now, after it has become clear that the left-wing lawmaker doesn’t have a Minnesota driver’s license and may not live in the district he represents, the mainstream media and Minnesota Democrats have acknowledged what Alpha News reported 11 months ago.

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