Lindsey Graham
Then-President Donald Trump gestures as Sen. Lindsey Graham speaks about an upcoming afternoon vote in the Senate during an event in the White House on November 6, 2019.AP Photo/Patrick Semansky
  • The mother of Capitol officer Brian Sicknick criticized Donald Trump.

  • The moment is described in Fanone's book.

  • According to the book, Graham threatened to end the meeting if she said anything bad about the former president.

The mother of Brian Sicknick, the officer who died in the Jan 6 riot, was told by Sen. Lindsey Graham that she would not be allowed to have a meeting with him if she continued to talk bad about Trump.

The interaction was recounted in Michael Fanone's new book, " Hold the Line: The Insurrection and One Cop's Battle for America's Soul"

According to the report, Graham told Gladys Sicknick to stop making comments about the former president.

Officer Sicknick died on January 7, a day after he fought back against Trump. Congress certified the 2020 election results for President Joe Biden when the rioters invaded the Capitol.

In an interview with CNN during the summer, Ken Sicknick blamed Trump for the attack, saying that he was at fault for riling up the crowds and getting his sycophants following whatever word he said.

The two men indicted in connection to Sicknick's death are named in the indictment. The Department of Justice announced last month that the man accused of spraying Sicknick and two other officers with pepper spray had pleaded guilty.

His co-conspirator, Tainos, pleaded guilty to disorderly and disruptive conduct in a restricted building or grounds and entered and remained in a restricted building.

More than 900 people have been charged in connection to the attack.

Business Insider has an article on it.