Bannon lawyer acknowledges risk of conflicts
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The lawyer representing President TrumpDonald John TrumpThe Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by AdvaMed - House panel expected to approve impeachment articles Thursday Democrats worried by Jeremy Corbyn's UK rise amid anti-Semitism Warren, Buttigieg duke it out in sprint to 2020 MORE's former chief strategist, Stephen Bannon, and two other clients close to President Trump in the Russian probe acknowledges the potential of conflicts in defending the three figures. 

“It’s a general pool type of relationship where, if a conflict arises, where everyone in good faith will try to figure out what the best way to proceed is,” William Burck told Politico in a new interview. “I can never be adverse to one of those guys.”


Burck represents former White House chief of staff Reince PriebusReinhold (Reince) Richard PriebusFounder of veterans group says Trump Jr. can join the military if he 'really wants to understand what sacrifice is all about' Mulvaney faces uncertain future after public gaffes Politicon announces lineup including Comey, Hannity, Priebus MORE and current counsel Don McGahn, in addition to Bannon. 

McGahn hired Burck after Trump ousted former FBI Director James ComeyJames Brien ComeyInspector general testifies on FBI failures: Five takeaways Horowitz offers troubling picture of FBI's Trump campaign probe GOP senator to FBI: 'Someone's got to be fired' MORE in May, and Priebus went to the attorney after he departed the White House in July. 

Mueller has reportedly approved the arrangement. 

Burck told Politico there is no coordination regarding testimony between his clients and the White House. He added, however, that the administration has given him documents on his clients' work for the president. 

Burck is currently preparing Bannon to sit down with special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerTrump says he'll release financial records before election, knocks Dems' efforts House impeachment hearings: The witch hunt continues Speier says impeachment inquiry shows 'very strong case of bribery' by Trump MORE's team at the end of this month and worked with the former White House chief strategist when he testified before the House Intelligence Committee. 

Bannon made headlines earlier this month after he made a series of explosive claims in Michael Wolff's book, "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House," including calling Donald Trump Jr.Donald (Don) John TrumpTrump Jr. blasts Time for choosing 'marketing gimmick' Greta Thunberg as Person of the Year White House calls Democratic witness's mentioning of president's youngest son 'classless' Lawmakers to watch during Wednesday's impeachment hearing MORE's meeting with a Russian lawyer in Trump Tower "treasonous."