Friday, November 18, 2011

Cain Gets Secret Service Protection (From the Press)

(Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain is now being protected by the U.S. Secret Service, the federal law enforcement agency that protects the president.
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, in consultations with congressional leaders, authorized Secret Service protection for Cain at the request of his campaign, the agency's spokesman Ed Donovan said Thursday.

The Washington Post quoted Cain spokesman J.D. Gordon as saying the protection was requested after the newspaper's report Thursday detailing physical skirmishes involving journalists covering the campaign....H/T to Liberal Guy

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