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Statement by John McCain on Meeting with Reverends Billy and Franklin Graham

June 30, 2008

ARLINGTON, VA -- U.S. Senator John McCain today made the following statement after meeting with Reverend Billy Graham and his son, Reverend Franklin Graham:

"Today, I met with Reverend Billy Graham and his son, Franklin. We had a very excellent conversation, and I appreciated the opportunity to visit with them. Billy Graham recalled that during the Vietnam War when I was a prisoner, he visited my parents twice in Honolulu, and he and my father prayed together for me. And I expressed my appreciation for that a long time ago."

John McCain, Statement by John McCain on Meeting with Reverends Billy and Franklin Graham Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/291004

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