Secret Service agents CALLED IN – White House notified!


Following a close call with a heavily armed man posing as one of Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s security guards, his campaign is once again demanding that the Biden administration provide a protective detail for him.

(Video Credit: Fox News)

RFK Jr.’s campaign manager Dennis Kucinich wrote to President Biden making the demand after the man was arrested on Friday night at an event where he was speaking.

“Police detained the man in Los Angeles by the Wilshire Ebell Theatre where Kennedy was giving an address to mark Hispanic Heritage Month. The suspect was ‘carrying a U.S. Marshal badge’ and falsely claimed to be part of Kennedy’s security team, according to a statement from the candidate. This incident took place less than two miles from where Senator Robert F. Kennedy, the unorthodox Democrat’s father, was murdered in June 1968,” Newsweek reported.

Kennedy has supporters and detractors on both sides of the political aisle. President Biden still leads him in polls by more than 50 points.

RFK Jr. has become a political lightning rod with stances that don’t adhere to the Democratic Party line. That makes him even more of a target and given his family’s history of assassinations, one would think it would be common sense to provide him a Secret Service detail while campaigning. So far, the Biden administration has refused to do so.

The open letter from Kucinich to Biden, which was published on Monday, pointed out that a Secret Service detail was absolutely necessary.

“This past Friday in Los Angeles, at a Hispanic Heritage event, a gunman posing as a U.S. Marshall sought to gain entrance to the venue where Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. was about to speak. The man was carrying a fully loaded weapon and was accompanied by a second individual who carried additional weapons and ammunition. He was intercepted by a private security detail before he could harm anyone, and arrested by the LAPD [Los Angeles Police Department],” Kucinich noted.

The LAPD issued a statement to ABC News last weekend clarifying that it responded to a report of an individual with “a loaded gun in a shoulder holster and a badge stating he was a U.S. Marshal.” Police arrested the man and he is being held on $35,000 bail on a felony charge of carrying a concealed weapon.

“The threat level to our candidate, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., is increasing every day. He is not the only one in danger — every person who attends a campaign event is at risk. A specter of violence haunts our political process. Indeed, political assassinations pose a grave threat to democracy,” Kucinich wrote.

“It is astonishing that under such circumstances, you would deny Secret Service coverage to Robert F. Kennedy Jr., who has polled more than 20% in the first five primary states, and whose net favorability rating exceeds both yours and Donald Trump’s,” he said, directly addressing President Biden.

“Although it is a well-known historical fact, apparently in your case it bears repeating: Mr. Kennedy’s uncle, President John F. Kennedy, was assassinated. Mr. Kennedy’s father, Senator Robert F. Kennedy, was assassinated while a presidential candidate,” Kucinich stressed.

Kucinich appeared on “The Story” with Fox News host Martha MacCallum to discuss the issue.

“We do not want to go through what this country went through when President Kennedy was assassinated. We cannot do that again. Let’s just — what does it take, that’s what I’m saying. What does it take for the President to respond?” he told her during the interview.

The website for the Secret Service states that it is tasked with protecting “major Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates,” based on authorization from the Secretary of Homeland Security, which is currently Biden appointee Alejandro Mayorkas who turned down the detail.

According to Newsweek:

To judge which candidates qualify the secretary is expected to consult with the Congressional Advisory Committee, which includes the Democratic and Republican leaders in both the Senate and House of Representatives.

Secret Service protection “should only be granted within one year prior to the general election” except in “extraordinary, case by case circumstances.”


Kennedy expressed his frustration in July when the White House refused him a Secret Service detail.

“Since the assassination of my father in 1968, candidates for president are provided Secret Service protection. But not me,” he vented on X.

“Typical turnaround time for pro forma protection requests from presidential candidates is 14-days. After 88-days of no response and after several follow-ups by our campaign, the Biden Administration just denied our request. Secretary Mayorkas: “I have determined that Secret Service protection for Robert F Kennedy Jr is not warranted at this time,” he added.

“Our campaign’s request included a 67-page report from the world’s leading protection firm, detailing unique and well established security and safety risks aside from commonplace death threats,” Kennedy stated.

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