Bernie SandersBernie SandersSanders: 'If you don't have the guts to face your constituents,' you shouldn't be in Congress President Trump, immigrants are not 'bad dudes' Why the GOP cannot sweep its Milo scandal under the rug MORE’s Secret Service code name is “Intrepid,” according to The Bill Press Show.
The Sanders campaign did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Sanders, one of four presidential candidates known to be receiving protection from the agency, was apparently given the code name as a nod to his stand against both Wall Street bankers and establishment politicians.
Democratic front-runner Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonDNI official challenges reports of low morale in intelligence community Why the GOP cannot sweep its Milo scandal under the rug Dems worry too much about upsetting others. That needs to stop. MORE still receives protection from her time as first lady; Republicans Donald TrumpDonald TrumpPence takes victory lap at CPAC: ‘This is our time’ President Trump, immigrants are not 'bad dudes' Zuckerberg group donated to Trump transition MORE and Ben Carson both requested the protection during their tumultuous 2016 campaigns.
Clinton’s code name is “Evergreen,” and Trump goes by “mogul,” an obvious reference to the billionaire businessman’s deal-making prowess.
Carson goes by “Eli,” an homage to the Biblical character.
Any presidential candidate may request Secret Service protection, and those requests are considered by a congressional advisory committee that includes leaders in both parties.