President Trump’s nominee to head the F.B.I. breaks with the president, saying he does not believe a special counsel investigation into possible coordination between Russia and the Trump presidential campaign is a witch hunt. A bill to streamline housing construction passes out of an Assembly committee, despite opposition from some housing rights advocates who say it could speed luxury housing and lead to more displacements in low-income communities. A class action lawsuit says California is harming medical care for more than 13 million lower-income residents — the majority of them Latinos — by failing to pay doctors enough to accept Medi-Cal patients.
More information on the lawsuit at maldef.org. Hotline number to report personal Medi-Cal access stories is 855-228-1463.