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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Apologizes (Sort Of) for 'Lego Batman Movie' Plug - Hollywood Reporter

"It was not my intention to make a product endorsement," he tells the U.S. government ethics boss. Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin conceded he risked an ethics violation when he recently urged parents to send their kids to The Lego Batman ...and more »

Mnuchin says he regrets plugging 'Lego Batman Movie' - Los Angeles Times

Lego minifigure Batman is the star of "The Lego Batman Movie." (Warner Bros. Pictures / Warner Bros. Pictures). Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Friday told a top government ethics official he should not have publicly plugged "The Lego Batman Move ...and more »

Treasury secretary apologizes for casual promotion of 'Lego Batman' movie - Business Insider

Steven Mnuchin Alex Wong/Getty Images Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin sent a letter to the Office of Government Ethics on Friday claiming that he didn't mean to violate ethics rules when he made a public plug for "The Lego Batman Movie," a film that ...and more »

Treasury secretary: It was wrong to plug Lego Batman movie - CNNMoney

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says he didn't mean to promote the Lego Batman movie. On Friday, Mnuchin, who was a former Hollywood producer, tried to clarify remarks he made last week in an interview with Axios during which he appeared to endorse ...and more »

Steve Mnuchin regrets shilling for Lego Batman - A.V. Club

Last week, U.S. Treasury Secretary—and prolific movie financier—Steven Mnuchin came in for some criticism after telling a room full of reporters to “send your kids to go see” Lego Batman, a movie he profits from and helped produce. Mnuchin prefaced ...and more »

Treasury Secretary Apologizes For Asking You to Watch Lego Batman - Gizmodo

Proving that satire is dead and we live in the dumbest possible universe, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin apologized today for recommending that people go see Lego Batman, a movie he helped produce. Earlier this week, Democratic senator Ron Wyden ...and more »

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin Says He Was Wrong For Promoting 'Lego Batman Movie' - Cartoon Brew

When you are a film producer who also happens to the Treasury Secretary of the United States. In a public interview on March 24, Treasury Secretary — and movie producer — Steven Mnuchin, in response to a request for movie recommendations, suggested ...and more »

Mnuchin to ethics office: I'll exercise 'greater caution' after 'Lego Batman' remark - Politico

Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin told the Office of Government Ethics on Friday that he did not intend to promote “The Lego Batman Movie” when he recommended it during an interview last week. “Although I included a disclaimer indicating that it ...and more »

Mnuchin: 'Not My Intention' to Promote Lego Batman Movie -

The Department of Treasury sent a letter to the Office of Government Ethics Friday addressing comments made by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin where he appeared to endorse the Lego Batman movie, NBC News has learned. The comments spurred backlash ...and more »

Treasury's Mnuchin admits he broke ethics rule in 'Lego Batman' promo - USA TODAY

In a Friday letter addressed to the Office of Government Ethics, the independent agency tasked with monitoring conflicts of interest within the executive branch, Mnuchin says it was a mistake for him last week to jokingly urge parents to send their ...and more »