Secretary of Defense nominee, James “Mad Dog” Mattis, takes hard stance against Russia, ISIS and China. The nominee for CIA Director, Mike Pompeo, of Kansas, is drilled about his advocacy for domestic digital surveillance. There’s also a nomination hearing for HUD Secretary, Ben Carson. Civil rights leaders oppose Jeff Sessions nomination as Attorney General. Diversity at California State Universities is up, but funding is down. Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf issues an executive order to address warehouse evictions and displacement.