U.S. Secret Service employees have been told to remain "professional" and "nonpartisan" as the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden approaches.
CNN obtained the agency-wide memo with that directive that was sent out by Secret Service Director James Murray this week.
It read in part, "There has been a great deal of hyper-charged rhetoric associated with the presidential transition, particularly on social media sites. As members of the Secret Service, each of us is expected to remain civil and professional at all times."
The memo continued, "When carrying out our duties and representing the agency, we are expected to behave in a nonpartisan manner."
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