Mnuchin — after admitting he wasn’t allowed to do so — plugs ‘Lego Batman’

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Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin may have violated federal ethics law on Friday by encouraging people watch a movie he produced.

At the tail end of an event with Axios’s Mike Allen, Mnuchin was asked a flurry of questions of movies given his background in the industry.

“I’m not allowed to promote anything that I’m involved in. So I just want to have the legal disclosure, you’ve asked me the question, and I am not promoting any product. But you should send all your kids to ‘Lego Batman.’”

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