Bannon lawyer acknowledges risk of conflicts
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The lawyer representing President TrumpDonald John TrumpSarah Huckabee Sanders becomes Fox News contributor The US-Iranian scuffle over a ship is a sideshow to events in the Gulf South Korea: US, North Korea to resume nuclear talks 'soon' 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 PriebusTrump blasts Scaramucci as 'incapable' Trump taps Sean Spicer to join Naval Academy board of visitors Trump's no racist — he's an equal opportunity offender MORE and current counsel Don McGahn, in addition to Bannon. 

McGahn hired Burck after Trump ousted former FBI Director James ComeyJames Brien ComeySarah Huckabee Sanders becomes Fox News contributor 3 real problems Republicans need to address to win in 2020 Barr predicts progressive prosecutors will lead to 'more crime, more victims' 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 MuellerMueller report fades from political conversation Trump calls for probe of Obama book deal Democrats express private disappointment with Mueller testimony 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 TrumpSarah Huckabee Sanders becomes Fox News contributor PETA billboard in Baltimore calls Kushner a 'rich pest' Dick Cheney to attend fundraiser supporting Trump reelection: report MORE's meeting with a Russian lawyer in Trump Tower "treasonous."