Do all ex-presidents have secret service?

Answer In 1965, Congress authorized the Secret Service (Public Law 89-186) to protect a former president and his/her spouse during their lifetime, unless they decline protection. In 1997, Congress enacted... Read More »

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Do ex-presidents have to use secret service?

They are protected for a limited amount of time unless they opt out of it, which is an option.

How long do ex-presidents have secret service?

If the president was elected before January 1, 1997, the will receive secret service protection for their lifetime. However, if they were/are elected after 1/1/97, they will receive secret service ... Read More »

How long do ex presidents have secret service?

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