Asked in US Secret Service
Where does the secret service live in the White House?
The secret service does not live in the White House. Actually it would be more appropriate to say that secret service agents do not live in the White House. The US Secret Service is tasked with Presidential security and there are numerous agents on duty at all times, at the white house and wherever the president is or will soon be. Like any other job, when the agents are not on duty, they go home to their families. If they are traveling...
Asked in Barack Obama
What does the secret service think of Obama?
The Secret Service is like anyone else in government- they have their personal opinions on things. But when they go to work, they are expected to do their job, regardless of those opinions. From what I've heard, the Secret Service generally likes Obama- he's a nice guy and is usually easy for them to get along with. I've even heard an anecdote about the President and First Lady breaking protocol to invite Secret Service agents to Thanksgiving dinners at the White House,...
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When was the secret service started?
The United States Secret Service started shortly after President Lincoln was assassinated in 1865. Surprisingly, the duties of the Secret Service did not, at first, include protecting the president! The job of the Secret Service agent was to fight crimes of counterfeiting (the printing and spending of phony money). It was not until President William McKinley was shot to death in 1901, that the Secret Service began to protect the President as well. Protection of the President is the duty of the agents assigned...
Asked in US Presidents, Barack Obama
Who else can live in the White House?
The members of the secret service live in the White House. The Vice president lives in the White House. The presidents body guards. The presidents cabin members. The presidents house keepers. (I'm pretty sure that's all) ...
Who else was in the car with JFK when he was shot?
His wife Jacqueline Kennedy, Texas Governor John Connally and wife Nellie, Roy Kellerman, Head of Secret Service at the White House, and William Greer, Secret Service Agent and Driver. ...
What was President Reagan's Secret Service code name?
Rawhide White House Communications Agency issues call signs for use by USSS ...
Asked in Lyndon B. Johnson
Who went into the presidential office after Lyndon B. Johnson died?
Johnson didn't die in office. Richard Nixon was president when Johnson died over three years after he left the White House, of a massive heart attack, the last in a series. He was found dead by Secret Service agents, in his bed, with a telephone receiver in his hand. The agents were responding to a desperate call Johnson had made to the Secret Service compound on his ranch January 22, 1973. His death came the day before a ceasefire was signed in Vietnam. ...
Asked in White House
How many security guards are there at at the White House?
The US Secret Service is tasked with keeping the president safe and secure. Details on his protection detail and on the protection of the white house in general are not released to the public. See the reference for more details ...
Who lives in the White House apart from the US president and his family?
# Technically the only other people that live in the white house are members of the secret service. However, many other people work there who don't necessarily live in the white house # The Vice President does not live in the White House - he or she has a completely different house a couple of mile away to ensure that if the White House is attacked the Vice President is not harmed. # Likewise, the White House staff live elsewhere and...
Asked in US Presidents, White House
Who does the White House belong to?
The property is owned by the National Park Service and is part of the President's Park. In 2007, it was ranked second on the American Institute of Architects's List of America's Favorite Architecture. The White House Complex is protected by the United States Secret Service and the United States Park Police. ...