Fresno, Calif., Mayor Ashley Swearengin, center, flanked by Kansas City, Mo. Mayor Sly James, left, and Boston Mayor Martin Walsh, joined White House press secretary Josh Earnest during the daily news briefing at the White House in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, to discuss a variety of topics affecting U.S. cities. President Barack Obama is hosting a reception for the nation’s mayors at the White House later today. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Fresno, Calif., Mayor Ashley Swearengin, center, flanked by Kansas City, Mo. Mayor Sly James, left, and Boston Mayor Martin Walsh, joined White House press secretary Josh Earnest during the daily news briefing at the White House in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, to discuss a variety of topics affecting U.S. cities. President Barack Obama is hosting a reception for the nation’s mayors at the White House later today. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) Carolyn Kaster AP
Fresno, Calif., Mayor Ashley Swearengin, center, flanked by Kansas City, Mo. Mayor Sly James, left, and Boston Mayor Martin Walsh, joined White House press secretary Josh Earnest during the daily news briefing at the White House in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, to discuss a variety of topics affecting U.S. cities. President Barack Obama is hosting a reception for the nation’s mayors at the White House later today. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) Carolyn Kaster AP