Bannon lawyer acknowledges risk of conflicts
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The lawyer representing President TrumpDonald John TrumpA better VA, with mental health services, is essential for America's veterans Pelosi, Nadler tangle on impeachment, contempt vote Trump arrives in Japan to kick off 4-day state visit 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.”

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Burck represents former White House chief of staff Reince PriebusReinhold (Reince) Richard PriebusNadler subpoenas Hope Hicks and McGahn's former aide for testimony Mueller didn't want Comey memos released out of fear Trump, others would change stories Forget the spin: Five unrefuted Mueller Report revelations MORE and current counsel Don McGahn, in addition to Bannon. 

McGahn hired Burck after Trump ousted former FBI Director James ComeyJames Brien ComeyFive takeaways from Barr's new powers in 'spying' probe Trump orders intel agencies to cooperate with Barr probe into 'spying' on 2016 campaign Attorney General Barr puts former intel bosses on notice 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 MuellerThe Hill's 12:30 Report: Trump orders more troops to Mideast amid Iran tensions Trump: Democrats just want Mueller to testify for a 'do-over' Graham: Mueller investigation a 'political rectal exam' 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. slams Republican committee chairman: 'Too weak to stand up to the Democrats' #TrumpTantrum spreads on Twitter after impromptu press conference Trump family members will join state visit to UK MORE's meeting with a Russian lawyer in Trump Tower "treasonous."