Cain asked for the security and Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and congressional leaders approved his request Thursday.
Cain has drawn unwanted attention for contradictory or unorthodox comments on abortion, China policy, immigration, torture and other matters.
Gloria Cain told Fox News’ Greta Van Susteren: “I’m thinking he would have to have a split personality to do the things that were said.”
The assignment for both men: Fit the response to the predicament, with no margin for error.
“The man has complete amnesia, and I really believe that he believes in himself,” she said. “Pathological liars usually do those kinds of things.”
Fox News host Mike Huckabee claims — tongue-in-cheek — he was the “victim of sexual harassment” at an Atlanta fast-food restaurant while talking about the allegations levied against Herman Cain.
Shock jock Howard Stern defends Herman Cain amidst allegations of sexual harassment on his hit satellite radio show.
The Republican Party chairman is asserting the controversy surrounding Herman Cain isn’t harming the party’s chances to defeat Barack Obama.
A third former employee says she considered filing a workplace complaint over what she considered aggressive and unwanted behavior by Herman Cain when she worked for the presidential candidate in the 1990s. She says the behavior included a private invitation to his corporate apartment.
Cain refused to say Wednesday whether he will ask his former employer to terminate confidentiality restrictions on women who accused him of sexual harassment.