06/11/2010 11:48 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Obama Meets Oil Rig Victims' Families (PHOTOS/VIDEO)

Yesterday, President Obama held a private meeting with the families of the 11 victims of the Deepwater Horizon explosion on April 20.

After the meeting, the family members converged on Capitol Hill for a news conference with various Senators. Photos and a video from the event are below.

Families Of Deepwater Victims Meet With President