Sanders’s Secret Service code name revealed

Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersSanders to campaign for Florida Dem governor candidate Lewandowski says Bloomberg would be 'very competitive' against Trump in 2020 One Vermont Republican wins statewide nomination in six races MORE’s Secret Service code name is “Intrepid,” according to The Bill Press Show.

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Press, a liberal talk show host and columnist for The Hill, revealed the code name, citing an undisclosed source and stating that it was an "absolute fact."

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 Diane Rodham ClintonGillibrand urges opposition to Kavanaugh: Fight for abortion rights 'is now or never' Bannon announces pro-Trump movie, operation team ahead of midterms: report Fox News host hits Giuliani: Dossier isn't why Mueller probe was started MORE still receives protection from her time as first lady; Republicans Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpGillibrand urges opposition to Kavanaugh: Fight for abortion rights 'is now or never' Trump claims tariffs on foreign nations will rescue US steel industry: report Bannon announces pro-Trump movie, operation team ahead of midterms: report MORE and Ben CarsonBenjamin (Ben) Solomon CarsonBen Carson makes the right move rolling back Obama-era housing policy NYT columnist: A tape of Trump saying N-word could make his supporters like him more Ben Carson takes steps to revamp Obama fair housing rule MORE 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.