Without a whimper of dissent, a portrait of Trump was added to a third-story wall at the Colorado Capitol today, joining the likenesses of scores of other U.S. presidents.
A former Democratic state representative will join Republicans in a ceremony Aug. 1 to mark the unveiling of a Trump portrait on the third floor of the Colorado Capitol, where portraits of all other U.S. presidents hang.
UPDATE July 22: Republicans issued a statement that the unveiling of the portrait will take place Aug. 1.
Colorado Republicans were unable to get Trump to take time while he’s in Colorado this week to appear at an unveiling of a Trump portrait, which is ready and waiting for hanging at the state capitol.
Colorado Springs artist Sarah Boardman has finished her portrait of President Donald Trump for the Colorado Capitol.
Here’s A Peek At The Image For The Trump Portrait Proposed For The Colo Capitol. The Prez Looks “Non-Confrontational, Thoughtful,” Says Artist
A committee at the Colorado legislature has approved a Trump photo and an associated sketch, which will serve as the basis for a Trump portrait that will be ready to hang in the Colorado Capitol by April.
How Hanging A Trump Portrait At The Colo Capitol Could Mark The Enlightenment Of The Republican Party
You might think that, for the GOP, hanging a portrait of Trump at the Colorado Capitol, amid inevitable protests and hype, is like begging for another blue Tsunami, even though Colorado Republicans were just flattened then drowned by one, perhaps indefinitely.
Neither the recent election results nor Trump’s ongoing controversies have prompted Colorado Republicans to reconsider their plan to place a portrait of Trump in Colorado’s Capitol rotunda.
Trump’s Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, whose department manages America’s national parks and other lands, met with Colorado Senate Republicans today, prompting Colorado Senate President Kevin Grantham (R-Canon City) to send a tweet stating that Zinke is doing a “great job.”