Donald Trump was expected to name retired Marine Corps General James “Mad Dog” Mattis as his Defense Secretary during a rally in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Former Iraq war reporter Dahr Jamail says Mattis is a war criminal. The son of Trump’s National Security Advisor retired Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn is a chief proponent of the Pizzagate conspiracy claiming Hillary Clinton ran a child sex ring out of a Washington D.C. restaurant. Hundreds turn out for a vigil at Lake Merritt in memory of the victims of the Oakland Ghost Ship warehouse fire. Mayor Libby Schaaf is booed.