The governor accused the Republican legislative leaders of "epic gaslighting."
President Donald Trump tested positive for COVID-19 a day after visiting with Republicans in Minnesota.
Thompson made strong, divisive remarks outside Lt. Bob Kroll's home in Hugo last month, leading to calls for the DFL to drop its support for the candidate.
The action drew comment from GOP lawmakers, who have called for an end to Walz's emergency powers.
They say they won't pass a new bonding bill until this happens.
He is the Minority Leader in the Minnesota House of Representatives.
The state is covering some of the federal funding that's been stopped as a result of the shutdown.