Treasury Secretary nominee Steven Mnuchin waits after a meeting with Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) on Capitol Hill December 8, 2016 in Washington, DC. / AFP / Brendan Smialowski        (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

    Steve Mnuchin under fire for Lego movie plug

    Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden says Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin violated his ethics clause when he appeared to promote "The Lego Batman Movie," a film for which he was an executive producer, during a recent interview.

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    David Briggs is a CNN anchor and co-host of Early Start with Christine Romans.  

    Prior to joining CNN, Briggs hosted a variety of programs for NBC Sports including coverage of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, NASCAR Sprint Cup and hosting the Rio Olympics tennis studio. Before his role at NBC Sports, he co-hosted 'FOX & Friends Weekend' at FOX News, covering the 2008 and 2012 presidential elections, among other news topics. Briggs spent nearly a decade covering local news in Rapid City, Tulsa and Boston - where he covered both Boston Red Sox World Series Championships and New England Patriots Super Bowl titles. 

    Dave lives in Westport, CT with his wife Brandi and their three kids Emerson, Will and Logan. He's a broadcast graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder and a native of Denver, CO.