Contact: Paula Pradines, Newsmax.com, 561-686-1165, ext. 245
MEDIA ADVISORY, June 9 /Christian Newswire/ -- Newsmax.com is reporting today that Sen. John McCain may have little interest in reaching out to his conservative base, including evangelical Christian voters, as his campaign has declined an offer to meet with the Rev. Billy Graham. The Newsmax.com story -- "McCain Declines to Meet with Billy Graham" -- is authored by presidential author Doug Wead. Wead had been instrumental in setting up a meeting between Dr. Graham and George W. Bush during the 2000 election. The Newsmax story includes the actual letter the McCain campaign wrote declining the meeting with Billy Graham. In his Newsmax report, Wead explores the rocky relationship between McCain and the evangelical community, including his recent decision to denounce Rev. John Hagee. Newsmax.com is one of the nation's leading Internet news sources with 4 million unique visitors each month. Newsmax also publishes the award-winning magazine Newsmax. For a media interview with Doug Wead, contact Paula Pradines at 561-686-1165, ext. 245.