Skip to comments.Herman Cain should have Secret Service protection (Vanity)
Posted on 10/10/2011 7:42:47 AM PDT by NowApproachingMidnight
It is 13 months from our next Presidential election. Obama received Secret Service protection 18 months before the election. Herman Cain needs Secret Service protection now.
Which candidates for President does the Secret Service protect?
In regard to presidential campaign, the Secret Service is authorized by law (18 United States Code § 3056) to protect:
* Major presidential and vice presidential candidates and their spouses within 120 days of a general presidential election. As defined in statute, the term “major presidential and vice presidential candidates” means those individuals identified as such by the Secretary of Homeland Security after consultation with an advisory committee.
The Secret Service provides protection for major candidates, unless declined.
The Secret Service has no role in determining who is to be considered a major candidate. The Secretary of the Homeland Security determines who qualifies as a major candidate and when such protection should commence under the authority of Title 18, United States Code, Section 3056. This determination is made in consultation with an advisory committee comprised of the following individuals:
* Speaker of the House
* House Minority Whip
* Senate Majority Leader
* Senate Minority Leader
* One additional member chosen by the committee
He’s not a democrat, therefore he doesn’t qualify for this extra protection.
Plus, he’s not black enough. Al Sharpton told me so.
Obama needed SS protection from HilLIARy
I know that he has very good security, but I pray every day for his safety.
The left’s hatred of him is palpable.
Has Herman Cain requested secret service protection. He might be happy with his own security right now.
I think I would be happier with my own security that I knew I could trust.
Obama’s life was threatened and several were arrested. Has Herman Cains’ life been threatened that we know of?
Barry got SS protection without being declared the nominee and a full 1.5 years ahead of the election.
Barrack Obama was the exceptional exception....
Historically the Obama campaign demanded it early on to help him look “Presidential” http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/headlines/2007/05/barack_obama_ge/
Right it is not like we have a budget deficit or anything.
Budget cutting requires cutting. It means we can not have our government protect every private citizen who runs for president. Just because the Dims demanded government expenditure on protecting Obama too early, does not mean the GOP should follow them down this spending lane.
We need the secret service “protecting” valeting fewer Americans not more.
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