(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is praising mayors from across the country.
At a White House reception for the nearly 300 attending the 82nd Winter Meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, Obama reminded city leaders there's a lot more work to be done to make sure every person has a chance to get ahead. The President told the mayors that he will not wait on Congress to get things done to help the cities. Vice President Joe Biden introduced Obama as the best friend the cities have ever had in the White House.
President Obama says he won't let Congress get in the way of helping cities.
President Obama says everyone has a chance to get ahead if they work hard.
Vice President Biden introduces President Obama to the U.S. Conference of Mayors.