Burck's task is to help Bannon prepare for questions from the House intelligence committee as early as next week.
Besides Bannon, Schiff said those witnesses would include Trump's daughter Ivanka.
Trump's nefarious anti-immigration remarks in declaring his intention to run for president back in 2015, in which he accused Mexico of sending "rapists" to the United States and vowed to build a "great, great wall" along the southern USA border, were made without Bannon's involvement.
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The session will reportedly focus on Bannon's involvement during the campaign period.
Steve Bannon, President Donald Trump's former top strategist, alleged in journalist Michael Wolff's tell-all book about the Trump White House that the president's longtime attorney, Marc Kasowitz, "took care" of 100 women during the presidential campaign.
Trump then steered the conversation to Bannon, who was recently ousted from Breitbart News amid a public feud with the President.More news: CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS)
This comes after he described the 2016 Trump Tower meeting between Donald Trump Junior and a Russian lawyer as "treasonous" and "unpatriotic". The meeting also involved her brother, Donald Trump Jr., and her husband and White House special advisor, Jared Kushner.
As Trump aides called him disloyal and disgraceful, the president branded his former chief strategist on Twitter as "Sloppy Steve", an apparent reference to Bannon's often unkempt appearance, and declared that "he lost his mind" when he was pushed out of the White House last August.
By now that judgment is so well proven that even Trump has pretended to hardly know Bannon despite the obvious fact that Bannon did more than anyone to win the election for Trump. Former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski is also expected to testify next week, the Daily Beast reported. She released the transcript of Glenn Simpson's interview over the objections of the committee's Republican chairman, Iowa Sen.More news: Has $829000 Holdings in Walt Disney Co (DIS)
Republican strategist Cheri Jacobus speculated on Thursday that Bannon was planning to crush Trump in the Russian Federation probe after the president was instrumental in getting Bannon fired from Breitbart and his Sirius XM radio program, as well as convincing the wealthy Mercer family to stop funding Bannon's campaigns.More news: Two Stable Stocks: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO), Yamana Gold, Inc. (AUY)