The lawyer representing President TrumpDonald TrumpJudge rules Alaska governor unlawfully fired lawyer who criticized Trump Giuliani led fake electors plot: CNN Giuliani associate sentenced to a year in prison in campaign finance case 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 PriebusEx-RNC chief Michael Steele opts against governor bid Tim Scott says he'd support Trump reelection bid Hill: Trump reelection would spur 'one constitutional crisis after another' MORE and current counsel Don McGahn, in addition to Bannon.
McGahn hired Burck after Trump ousted former FBI Director James ComeyJames Brien ComeyHillary 2024? Given the competition, she may be the Dems' best hope Trump draws attention with admission he 'fired Comey' Countering the ongoing Republican delusion 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) MuellerAn unquestioning press promotes Rep. Adam Schiff's book based on Russia fiction Senate Democrats urge Garland not to fight court order to release Trump obstruction memo Why a special counsel is guaranteed if Biden chooses Yates, Cuomo or Jones as AG 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.Don TrumpRittenhouse to speak at Turning Point USA event White House calls Jan. 6 text revelations 'disappointing' Court orders release of some redacted passages of Mueller report MORE's meeting with a Russian lawyer in Trump Tower "treasonous."