We all know by now that Tesla surpassed the 100,000 signatures required for its direct sales petition.
Video: Bloomberg Discusses the Impact of Tesla Getting 100,000 Signatures on Direct Sales Petition

This means that it's time to move the petition through the political process, but what's the next step?  And what we be the likely result?

We don't claim to be political correspondents, nor do we waste countless hours determining how the political system will respond to such a petition.

However, there are people out there whose job it is to understand the intricacies of the US political system.  And it's those people who are most able to explain where it goes from here.

So, let us now turn it over to one of those people who can help make sense out of this complex politcal situation.