A State House committee dismissed a complaint against Representative John Thompson after an agreement was reached between Thompson and Representative Eric Lucero. Thompson called Lucero a “racist” on the House floor in June…

“Representative John Thompson has agreed to voluntarily apologize to Representative Eric Lucero and to the body on the floor, for comments made on the House floor during the video clips presented by Representative Lucero this will happen when the House of Representatives next reconvenes.”

Committee Chair Representative Jim Davnie. Thompson remains under scrutiny after several high-profile Democrats, including Governor Tim Walz called for his resignation as a result of domestic abuse allegations. Thompson denies the allegations and says he does not plan to step down.