Politics or principle: Congress must decide

What next?

Now that both the American people and Congress have the Mueller report, what should be done? Or more acutely, now that Congress has this damning profile of a president who tried to do whatever he could to block the Mueller investigation and stop the truth from getting out, how should our elected representatives respond?

The answer is simple: Congress should do what the Constitution authorizes them to do, which is perform oversight and pass legislation based on the report’s findings. But the politics is much more complicated. And so Congress, namely the Democrat-controlled House, may not do much of anything.

Here’s what should be done.