U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he walks across the South Lawn of the White in Washington, Saturday, March 10, 2018, before boarding Marine One for the short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Trump is traveling to Pennsylvania for a campaign event for Republican congressional candidate Rick Saccone. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Republican Rick Saccone, left, does a microphone check during the setup before a campaign rally that President Donald Trump is scheduled to attend in the hangar later in the day, Saturday, March 10, 2018, in Coraopolis, Pa. Saccone is running against Democrat Conor Lamb in a special election being held on March 13 for the PA 18th Congressional District vacated by Republican Tim Murphy. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Republican Rick Saccone, talks with reporters during a campaign stop at the party call center in Pittsburgh, Friday, March 9, 2018. Saccone is running against Democrat Conor Lamb in a special election being held on March 13 for the PA 18th Congressional District vacated by Republican Tim Murphy. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Democrat Conor Lamb, left, links arms with United Steelworkers President Leo Gerard, right, and Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf, left, not visible, during a campaign rally at the United Steelworkers headquarters in Pittsburgh, Friday, March 9, 2018. Lamb is running against Republican Rick Saccone in a special election being held on March 13 for the PA 18th Congressional District vacated by Republican Tim Murphy. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) â€” The Latest on President Donald Trump's rally for a Pennsylvania Republican running in a special House election (all times local):
President Donald Trump is kicking off a rally outside Pittsburgh by endorsing the Republican in the special election, Rick Saccone (suh-KOHN').
Trump is urging attendees to head to the polls on Tuesday and jokes that if they agree, everyone can go home.
Trump is also touting his decision last week to slap tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.
Trump says, "We're saving the steel" and that both steel and aluminum are "back," drawing cheers.
Polls show Saccone in a tight race with Democrat Conor Lamb in a district that Trump won by 20 percentage points.
Republican Rick Saccone (suh-KOHN') is embracing the politics of President Donald Trump as tightly as he can in the final days before a surprisingly competitive special congressional election in southwest Pennsylvania.
Saccone is telling several thousand supporters gathered for a rally with Trump that they must send "an ally of the president" because "we've got a country to save."
He says the race is about "making America great again." That's the president's well-known political slogan adoring hundreds of red hats at the rally.Read More...