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Ivanka Trump Touts Business Tax Cuts At Mt. Lebanon Visit

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Keith Srakocic
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Vice President Mike Pence, right, stands with State Rep. Rick Saccone before a fundraising event on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018 in Bethel Park, for the Republican, who is vying to represent Pennsylvania's 18th Congressional District.

Tuesday marked the third time a senior Trump administration official dropped into Pittsburgh for 2018's first congressional election.

Ivanka Trump and Small Business Administration Administrator Linda McMahon met Tuesday in Mt. Lebanon with business owners and Republican state lawmakers where she touted tax-cutting legislation her father signed.

Sitting beside her was state Rep. Rick Saccone, the Republican running in March 13's special election to fill the seat left vacant by Republican Tim Murphy's resignation.

Saccone is facing Democrat Conor Lamb, a former federal prosecutor.

Vice President Mike Pence visited earlier this month to help Saccone, and Trump himself is returning next week after visiting last month. Millions of dollars are flowing into the race, mostly to support Saccone.