The US official was punished for Putin’s portrait in the Capitol

The US official was punished for Putin’s portrait in the Capitol

MOSCOW, 19 Jul — RIA Novosti. The adviser of the legislator, Democrat of Colorado, Katie Murch subjected to disciplinary action for participating in the drawing with a portrait of Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Capitol, reports the Denver Post.

At the end of July in the place where was supposed to be a portrait of the current American leader Donald trump put up a picture of Putin.

As seen in the Colorado State Capitol Hall of Presidential Portraits today…#putinpotus

— Steve Fenberg (@SteveFenberg) 26 Jul 2018

The idea belonged to members of the political organization ProgressNow, which wanted to play a joke on the Republican party of the state and to draw attention to “relations” trump of Russia.

March helped the pranker to go to the Capitol building through the service entrance. After an official investigation it demanded a public apology.

After the election victory of Donald trump, a number of politicians said that the result of the vote was influenced by the Russian government. The Committee on intelligence of the house of representatives and U.S. Senate, as well as independent special Prosecutor Robert Mueller has launched an investigation, but none of them still have not provided any evidence of Moscow’s involvement in the victory of trump.

The Kremlin has repeatedly denied accusations of trying to influence the election, but the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov called them “completely unfounded”.