Allies of Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainMartha McSally fundraises off 'liberal hack' remark to CNN reporter Meghan McCain blasts NY Times: 'Everyone already knows how much you despise' conservative women GOP senator calls CNN reporter a 'liberal hack' when asked about Parnas materials MORE (R-Ariz.) are using recent reports that President Obama will address immigration reform this year as an opportunity to raise funds for the Arizona Republican.

Jason LeVecke, co-chair of McCain's re-election finance committee, penned a letter to hundreds of Houston business leaders urging them to attend a fundraiser for McCain as a way to show their support for comprehensive immigration reform, the Houston Chronicle reports.