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WATCH LIVE: VP Mike Pence visits Baton Rouge area


Vice President Mike Pence will land in Baton Rouge around 10:40 a.m. for a "listening session" with business leaders and to make remarks, according to White House officials.

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They added Pence will be meeting with "small businesses and job creators in the community."

One location included in a release from the White House is Cajun Industries in Port Allen.

US Sen. John Kennedy issued the following statement on the vice president's trip to Louisiana:

"I am thrilled that Vice President Pence is taking the opportunity to visit Louisiana and see firsthand the negative impact of Obamacare on businesses," Kennedy said in a written release. "Unfortunately, I was not able to accompany him because of important votes in Washington on behalf of our people in Louisiana. I want to thank Vice President Pence for his invitation and wish him a warm welcome on behalf of all Louisianans."

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