ST. PAUL, Minn. — A Minnesota lawmaker who’s been a longtime critic of police on Tuesday defended his conduct during a traffic stop for his adult daughter that turned into a verbal confrontation between him and officers.Police said that Rep. John Thompson, of St. Paul, arrived in another vehicle Sunday after they pulled over his daughter for expired license tabs and for swerving out of her lane.St. Paul Police Chief Todd Axtell said in a Facebook post on Monday that Thompson ‘jumped out and immediately began interfering by yelling and questioning the traffic stop and identifying himself’ as a state legislator.