comScore

Colorado State Capitol Hall of Presidential Portraits Briefly Displayed Putin in Trump’s Place

The Colorado State Capitol Hall of Presidential Portraits briefly displayed a portrait of Vladimir Putin in the spot where President Donald Trump‘s portrait was supposed to go.

State Senator Steve Fenberg noticed the portrait on Thursday and snapped a photo before a tour guide took the portrait prank down.

The spot designated for 45’s portrait now stands empty because according to Denver’s News 9, the Colorado Citizens for Culture is hard up for donations in order to fund the Trump portrait for the space.

“The group has received $0 of the $10,000 needed for the portrait, says Jay Seller, who runs Colorado Citizens for Culture,” News 9 reports.

The report also added: “They typically collect the money within about four months, according to Seller – that was the case for Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama. Both of those portraits cost about $10,000, as well.”

Both Bush and Obama are currently in place on the wall in the Hall.

[image via screengrab]

Have a tip we should know? tips@mediaite.com

Filed Under:
  1. Mediaite
  2. The Mary Sue
  3. RunwayRiot
  4. Law & Crime
  5. SportsGrid
  6. AmboTV
  7. Gossip Cop