For months, Democratic leadership has urged its members to wait until the issuance of Robert Mueller’s report on Russia’s interference in Donald Trump’s election before deciding how aggressively they should politicize the matter.

Now that the Special Counsel’s report has been finalized—and summarized by Attorney General Bill Barr to exonerate Trump on matters of collusion—that question remains stubbornly unresolved.

The party on Monday found itself in a familiar limbo: torn between demanding more details about, and investigations into, what transpired in 2016 and a desire to simply get on to other topics.