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.
Colorado Springs artist Sarah Boardman has finished her portrait of President Donald Trump for the Colorado Capitol.
After a successful fundraising drive last year led by local Republicans, Colorado Springs portrait artist Sarah A. Boardman was commissioned to paint a portrait of President Donald Trump for the Colorado Capitol. She’s putting the finishing touches on her work, which she says will done by the end of the month. Boardman also painted a portrait of President Barack Obama, which hangs at the Capitol. Read more about Boardman here.
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.