House Dems in direct talks with Mueller about his testimony: reports

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 is in direct talks with the House Judiciary Committee about whether he will testify before Congress, according to multiple reports. 

NBC News and ABC News reported that the committee is now speaking with Mueller's team when it was previously dealing with the Justice Department. NBC reports that a hearing has not been finalized and a date was not set. 

The reported talks were discussed on air on MSNBC.  

The Hill has reached out to the Judiciary Committee. A spokesman for the special counsel's office declined to comment. 

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Attorney General William BarrWilliam Pelham BarrHillicon Valley: Pelosi works to remove legal protections for tech companies from USMCA | Treasury sanctions Russian group over 0 million hack | Facebook sues Chinese individuals for ad fraud | Huawei takes legal action against FCC Biden gets in testy exchange in Iowa: 'You're a damn liar' Huawei to sue US over new FCC restrictions MORE on Wednesday testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee and was scheduled to reappear Thursday, but canceled his Thursday testimony after he was grilled by Democratic lawmakers on a host of issues related to the Mueller's report on the special counsel investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. 

Democrats on the Senate committee Wednesday also released a letter that Mueller wrote to Barr following Barr's March letter to Congress detailing his views of the Mueller report's principal conclusion. 

Mueller in the March 27 letter slammed Barr's memo, saying that it created "public confusion about critical aspects of the results."

Democrats have long called for Mueller to testify on his probe.