Protocols Enforced on Former Presidents Following Their White House Exit

There Are Limitations to Their Freedom

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The prohibition on independent travel also entails a restriction on unrestricted choices. This is because the secret service needs to be informed in advance to conduct location reconnaissance, often necessitating extensive planning beforehand, sometimes spanning days or even months. It’s crucial to remember that this requirement applies throughout their lifetime. Clearly, the role of the presidency is not compatible with those who desire spontaneity!