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Vice President Biden Addresses U.S. Conference of Mayors

Washington, DC
Thursday, January 17, 2013

The U.S. Conference of Mayors holds it's winter meeting in Washington, D.C., where they heard from Vice President Biden at their Opening Plenary Luncheon.

He began with brief remarks on the U.S. economy, and the spent the bulk of his speech addressing the President's plan for gun violence prevention, which the President laid out in a speech at the White House on Wednesday.

He was introduced by Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, the chair of the U.S Conference of Mayors, who earlier spoke about his position on gun control.

While in Washington, the mayors are holding meetings with Congressional and Administration officials to urge action on a wide variety of issues, including the federal deficit, the economy, guns and school safety.

Updated: Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 4:46pm (ET)

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