(SFGate) WASHINGTON - House Democrats are struggling to figure out their next move against President Donald Trump after their highly anticipated hearing with Robert Mueller III fell flat, forcing some Democrats to second-guess their strategy while aggravating divisions in the party over impeachment.
Several centrist Democrats seized on the absence of a major revelation to argue it was time to end House investigations into whether Trump tried to obstruct the former special counsel's probe and pivot to legislation.
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"Anyone who was looking for the smoking gun yesterday didn't get it," said Rep. Anthony Brindisi, D-N.Y., who ousted a Republican incumbent by fewer than 500 votes in last year's midterm elections. "It's time to move on and focus on getting some bills passed here that can get signed into law."