NO SENSE OF HUMOR: Dem Wants Ethics Investigation Of Trump Official Over ‘Lego Batman’ Joke

A Democratic Senator wants an ethics investigation into Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin over after he reportedly made a joke about The Lego Batman, Breitbart reported.

From their report:

Senate Finance Committee chairman Ron Wyden (D-OR) sent a letter to OGE Ethics Director Walter Schaub this week asking for a probe into the comments made by Mnuchin — a Hollywood film financier before taking a job in the Trump administration — in a live interview with news outlet Axios on Friday.

“I am concerned that Sec. Mnuchin’s comments, may be seen to have a predictable effect on the financial interests” of RatPac-Dune, Wyden wrote in the letter.

At the Axios event on Friday, Mnuchin — whose RatPac Dune helped produce blockbuster films including Avatar and Mad Max: Fury Road — was asked to give a movie recommendation.

“Well, 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,” the Treasury Secretary replied. “But you should send all your kids to Lego Batman.”

Americans already knew that Democrats had a difficult time grasping reality, now it appears that they have a difficult time grasping the complex nature of a simple joke.

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