Nightly News | November 18, 2011
BRIAN WILLIAMS, anchor: for a primary candidate to get a Secret Service detail. It's usually in response to an increase in verified threats. And in Florida today , Cain talked about his new heavily armed traveling companions.
Mr. HERMAN CAIN: We had private security for a while before we asked for Secret Service protection. But we wanted to move to that next level because of my ranking in the polls and the additional scrutiny that I have been getting.
WILLIAMS: Cain spoke in Orlando and already, just behind the camera, he was surrounded by Secret Service and local police.
BRIAN WILLIAMS, anchor: One of the most enduring and beloved entertainers of our