Yeah. The “line jumping” is what I meant when I said that the warship was diverted. I should have chosen my words better.
Also, I remember someone on this board saying that it is very unusual for family members to be present when ashes are scattered from a Navy ship. Normally, it’s just Navy officers.
And to actually address the OP: I sure as heck wouldn’t expect the cops to drive me home if they caught me driving while impaired. I’ve never even heard of such a thing, except as an unofficial perk of being a politically well-connected person.
I think that it’s the special Son of a President Protocol that let’s them get away with this. It’s right above the Grandson of a President Special Rule, and then the Cousin of a President Special Plan. These are all in the Double Secret Probationary Contingency book.