To remove Capitol building controversial pigs, as the police are painting


A controversial painting on the Capitol Hill, the a police officer as a pig is removed after the spark to a scuffle between the Democratic and Republican legislator, the architect of the Capitol Stephen Ayers told Fox News on Friday.

Ayers sets the painting against the house-building Commission, the rules and removed the Tuesday after the holiday.

Rep. Dave Reichert, R-Wash.,the former Sheriff of King County, Washington, wrote Ayers demanding the artwork be removed, and the quarrel of the painting “a clear violation of the suitability of guidelines set forth in the official rules for the competition.”

In particular, in claiming that the rules of the bar type, “subjects of contemporary political controversy or a sensationalistic or gruesome nature Reichert.”

Democratic and Republican lawmakers again and again, it went back and forth in a growing tit-for-tat. Recently, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif., took him late on Tuesday afternoon and brought him in the office of the Democratic Republic of Lacy Clay. The painting was the district of his Missouri.

Sound re-hung, said he was “an expert in hanging art work”.

Rohrabacher, the painting called “an insult to all police officers.”

The painting hung in last June in a tunnel between the cannon House office building on Capitol.

Fox News’ Chad Pergram contributed to this report.


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