(Bloomberg) The Internal Revenue Service executive who portrayed Spock in the agency’s Star Trek video parody apologized to lawmakers for inappropriate spending on a $4.1 million conference in 2010.

The videos “at the time they were made, were an attempt in a well-intentioned way to use humor,” Faris Fink said moments after the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee showed a Star Trek clip starring Fink and a separate line-dancing video. “It’s embarrassing and I apologize.”

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