Email Timeline Post Election 2016
Original Email Timeline – Pre-Election 2016
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2016 – 2017: President Obama’s team sought NSA intel on thousands of Americans during the 2016 election
2016 – 2017: Bruce Ohr’s texts and emails reveal Steele’s deep ties to DOJ, FBI
Late 2015 – Early 2016: ICIG McCullough sends a team to the FBI to detail the anomaly that was found on Clinton’s server
January 07, 2016 - Blumenthal is interviewed by the FBI, and is asked about his intelligence memos to Clinton.
January 07, 2016 - The State Department’s internal watchdog slams the department’s FOIA process.
January 8, 2016 – A McCabe email is at odds with Comey’s concerns ahead of publication of the dossier
January 14, 2016 – Some of the emails on Clinton’s server are so sensitive, the IC OIG investigators initially don’t have clearance to view them
January 20, 2016 – January 20, 2017: Samantha Power sought to unmask Americans on almost daily basis, sources say
January 25, 2016 - A long list of potentially politically damaging comments made by Clinton in her private paid speeches are included in an email that will later be made public.
January 29, 2016 – Comey appoints McCabe as deputy director of the FBI
January 30, 2016 – Strzok-Page emails show FBI officials using unsecured devices for sensitive data
February 03, 2016 - A State Department official claims someone tried to hack her private email account two years earlier, in early 2014.
February 04, 2016 - Colin Powell writes, “I didn’t tell Hillary to have a private server at home.”
February 09, 2016 - The FBI is unable to obtain any of Clinton’s BlackBerrys to examine them; two useful Clinton iPads are found, but they only contain three previously unknown emails.
February 18, 2016 - A Platte River Networks employee is interviewed twice by the FBI and gives contradictory answers.
February 18, 2016 – FBI documents show evidence of “cover-up” discussions related to Clinton emails and Platte River Networks
February 22, 2016 - The FBI trusts Clinton’s account and does not check if her latest private server contains any of her old emails.
February 25, 2016 – Texts show Strzok and Page were worried about being too tough on Hillary Clinton during email investigation
February 27, 2016 - Jake Sullivan is interviewed by the FBI; he claims he never felt any unease about the many above top secret emails he sent to Clinton.
February/March – June, 2016: Lisa Page testifies there were lots of disagreements between the FBI and DOJ over Clinton’s private server
March 01, 2016 - The FBI warns the Clinton campaign that it is a target of a hacker attack, but the campaign doesn’t assist the FBI.
March 02, 2016 - Clinton’s campaign manager privately says “We brought up the existence of [Clinton’s] emails in research this summer but were told that everything was taken care of.”
March 4, 2016 – Strzok and Page texts are favorable toward Clinton, not so favorable toward Trump, at same time both are being investigated by FBI
March 7 – October 31, 2016: Fusion GPS bank records show Russia-related payments to law firm representing Prevezon Holdings, sought to limit impact on Magnitsky sanctions
March 9 2016: NSA Director Admiral Mike Rogers discovers FBI contractors doing FISA-702 “About Queries”
March 29, 2016 – Manafort joins the Trump campaign
March 2016 – Former Feinstein staffer, Daniel Jones, and his possible early involvement with Fusion GPS during 2016 elections
April, 2016 – Clinton and the DNC pay for the Clinton/DNC/Steele dossier via Perkins Coie
April 01, 2016 - April, 2016 – The FBI warns “dozens of lawmakers” that they are being targeted by hackers.
April 05, 2016 - April 5, 2016: Huma Abedin gives hints about her multiple email accounts that the FBI fails to properly follow up on.
April 09, 2016 - April 9, 2016: Cheryl Mills is interviewed by the FBI; she isn’t concerned about classified information in emails she forwarded to Clinton.
April 09, 2016 - April 9, 2016: Cheryl Mills tells the FBI she never knew Clinton’s emails got deleted.
April 18, 2016 – The Clinton Foundation, AGT International and possible Russia/China related crimes
April 19, 2016 – Did Obama Read the ‘Steele Dossier’ in the White House?
April 19, 2016 – Mary Jacoby, wife of Glenn Simpson (Fusion GPS), appears on White House visitor logs
April 20, 2016 – Nellie Ohr deletes emails from her husband’s Justice Department email account
April 25, 2016 – August 22, 2017 – Obama’s official campaign organization pays nearly a million dollars to the same law firm that funneled money to Fusion GPS
April 26, 2016 – During a meeting in London, Professor Mifsud tells Papadopoulos the Russians have obtained “dirt” on Clinton
May 01, 2016 - The State Department won’t say if Clinton’s former top aides have kept their security clearances or not.
May 2, 2016 – Comey Drafted Conclusion in Clinton Probe Prior to Interviewing Key Witnesses
May 03, 2016 - Hacking attacks on a DNC consultant researching pro-Russian politicians in Ukraine lead DNC leaders to conclude the Russian government is behind such attacks.
May 3, 2016 – Donald Trump becomes the presumptive Republican presidential nominee
May 3, 2016 – Justice Dept. takes steps to restore IG watchdogs’ access to records
May 4, 2016 – DNC Alexandra Chalupa writes to DNC Luis Miranda, about Isikoff, Manafort, and “a big Trump component that will hit in the next few weeks”
May 4, 2016 – Strzok and Page text “Now the pressure really starts to finish MYE (Mid Year Exam)…”
May 10, 2016 – George Papadopoulos, Alexander Downer & the Opening of the FBI Investigation
May 17, 2016 – A Strzok email says “we know foreign actors obtained access” to some Clinton emails, including at least one “secret” message
May 24, 2016 - The FBI interviews Heather Samuelson
May 26, 2016 - State Department official John Bentel denies all allegations of wrongdoing in an FBI interview.
May 26, 2016 - In an FBI interview, Guccifer says he lied about getting into Clinton’s private server.
June, 2016 – Clinton operative, Cody Shearer, coincidentally, is another source claiming Trump engaged in sexually compromising acts
June 2016 – Peter Strzok says he can’t recall changing Clinton’s exoneration statement on his computer
June 2016 – The FBI applies for and is denied the first FISA warrant that names Trump, the second is ‘re-drawn more narrowly’ and it’s granted
June – July, 2016: The first two FISA applications submitted by the DOJ, are rejected by the FISA court
June – November, 2016: Nellie Ohr, wife of Associate Deputy AG Bruce Ohr, worked for Fusion GPS during the 2016 election
June 9, 2016 – Donald Trump Jr. meets with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya at Trump Tower
June 9, 2016 – Fusion GPS co-founder, Glenn Simpson, met with Russian lawyer Veselnitskaya, before and after her meeting with Donald Trump Jr.
June 10, 2016 – Cheryl Mills Immunity Agreement with assurances the DOJ will produce omitted terms
June 10, 2016 – Peter Strzok softened Comey language on Clinton email actions
June 15, 2016 – Guccifer 2.0’s American fingerprints reveal an operation made in the USA
June – November, 2016: A UK court document reveals Fusion GPS hires ex MI6 agent, Christopher Steele
June 15, 2016 – Guccifer 2.0 Timeline – What Happened & When Did It Happen?
June 17, 2016 - A Clinton biographer misquotes Colin Powell, making it seem he gave Clinton advice at a party to use her own email account.
June 20, 2016 – Michael Gaeta, former member of the FBI’s Eurasian Organized Crime unit, becomes Christopher Steele’s dossier handler
June 21, 2016 - The FBI recovers 302 previously lost Clinton emails from a Gmail account; two of them were deemed classified when they were sent.
June 21, 2016 – Bloomberg reports, “If the Democrats can show the hidden hand of Russian intelligence agencies, they believe that voter outrage will probably outweigh any embarrassing revelations”
June 24, 2016 - Clinton’s comment in a November 2010 email “I don’t want any risk of the personal being accessible” could become an issue in the 2016 presidential election.
June 24, 2016 – Steele sends a courier by plane to Washington to hand-deliver a copy of the dossier
June 27, 2016 – A June 2018 DOJ OIG report says Loretta Lynch-Bill Clinton tarmac meeting was planned via Secret Service, FBI
June 27, 2016 - Former President Bill Clinton has an “accidental” meeting with Attorney General Loretta Lynch, causing a political storm.
June 28, 2016 - The House Benghazi Committee releases their final report, which lacks any new politically damaging revelations.
June 28, 2016 - A few documents from the recent hack of the Clinton campaign are made public.
June 28, 2016 - Clinton’s top aide Huma Abedin is deposed in a civil suit; she says Clinton didn’t want her personal emails accessible by anybody.
June 28, 2016 - Huma Abedin admits she worked on “Clinton family matters” while she was working at the State Department.
June 29, 2016 - US intelligence is said to be looking closely to see if Russia could be covertly trying to release all of Clinton’s emails to the public.
June 30, 2016 - One company that possessed Clinton’s emails is accused of having shockingly poor security.
July 01, 2016 - Hackers target the election databases in two US states, but the motives and identities of the hackers are unclear.
July 01, 2016 - The FBI reveals that all its agents in the Clinton email investigation have signed non-disclosure agreements and are subject to lie-detector tests.
July 01, 2016 - Attorney General Loretta Lynch will accept whatever recommendations the FBI and career prosecutors give in the Clinton investigation.
July 01, 2016 - Attorney General Lynch says she regrets meeting with Bill Clinton.
July 1, 2016 – Strzok email suggests Clinton email investigation decision made in April 2016
July 1, 2016 – Newly released FBI emails re Clinton-Lynch tarmac meeting, reveals an unnamed official in the FBI security division who writes, “Our job is to protect the boss from harm and embarrassment.”
July – August, 2016: Robert Ohr warns senior FBI and DOJ officials Steele dossier is connected to Clinton, might be biased
July 1, 2016 – Strzok/Page texts suggest they and Loretta Lynch knew Clinton wouldn’t face charges
July 02, 2016 - Clinton’s FBI interview is attended by Cheryl Mills and others who have an obvious conflict of interest.
July 02, 2016 - The FBI finally interviews Clinton as part of its email investigation.
July 02, 2016 - Clinton is asked about an apparent top secret email exchange in which someone comments, “Let me know what you can via this channel.”
July 02, 2016 - Republicans criticize Clinton after she is interviewed by the FBI.
July 02, 2016 - Clinton claims she had no role whatsoever in the sorting of her emails, but her account differs from the known facts in one important detail.
July 02, 2016 - Clinton tells the FBI she never knew her emails got deleted.
July 02, 2016 - Clinton’s comments about the security of her classified reading rooms contradict other evidence and testimony.
July 02, 2016 - Clinton tells the FBI she can’t recall key details 40 times in her FBI interview.
July 03, 2016 - A former FBI official says leaks claiming Clinton will not be indicted “are not being made by anybody that knows what they’re talking about.”
July 03, 2016 - A former FBI official says the relatively short time Clinton was interviewed by the FBI could mean “the case has already been made” that she should be indicted.
July 5, 2016 – Steele alerts the FBI that Trump campaign advisors were in contact about the 2016 election
July 05, 2016 - FBI Director Comey announces he will not recommend Clinton’s indictment on any charge, but he calls her “extremely careless” in handling highly classified information.
July 5, 2016 – Michael Gaeta travels to London, meets with Christopher Steele and is referred to as his “FBI handler”
July 05, 2016 - A US Court of Appeals rules that work-related emails stored privately are still subject to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests.
July 05, 2016 - It appears Clinton’s emails include 29 at the “top secret” level, instead of the widely reported 22.
July 05, 2016 - 113 of Clinton’s emails contained classified information at the time they were sent, destroying one of Clinton’s main excuses for her actions.
July 05, 2016 - The FBI says Clinton both sent and received emails in seven above “top secret” email chains.
July 05, 2016 - A former FBI assistant director believes Comey made the case Clinton should be indicted for gross negligence and is puzzled that Comey concluded otherwise.
July 05, 2016 - The Clinton campaign applauds FBI Director Comey’s decision ending the FBI’s Clinton investigation.
July 05, 2016 - Speaker of the House Ryan says Republicans will hold Congressional hearings to learn more about the FBI’s decision to not recommend an indictment for Clinton.
July 05, 2016 - A retired assistant FBI director claims to be hearing from an increasing number of FBI agents upset at Comey and the FBI’s Clinton email investigation.
July 05, 2016 - Comey’s comments indicate it is “very likely” Clinton’s emails were hacked, but solid proof may never be found.
July 06, 2016 - Comey faces frequent criticism from FBI field offices over his decision not to recommend Clinton’s indictment.
July 06, 2016 - A former FBI assistant director believes Comey could have indicted Clinton for gross negligence, but introduced an intent element that doesn’t apply.
July 06, 2016 - Although Clinton’s aides won’t be indicted, they may lose their security clearances.
July 06, 2016 - “Extremely careless” is said to be the “money quote” of FBI Director Comey’s speech, and could affect the presidential election.
July 06, 2016 - The Justice Department won’t pursue an indictment against Clinton, ending the FBI’s Clinton investigation.
July 6, 2016 – The Intelligence community’s Inspector General, Charles McCullough, explains how serious Clinton’s unprotected server really is
July 07, 2016 - Clinton won’t face punishment if she wins the presidency, but some of her former aides could.
July 07, 2016 - FBI Director answers questions before a Congressional committee, further criticizing Clinton but also defending his decision not to indict her.
July 07, 2016 - FBI Director James Comey refuses to say whether the Clinton Foundation is being investigated.
July 07, 2016 - Comey says he didn’t recommend Clinton be charged because he couldn’t prove intent, despite the gross negligence law.
July 07, 2016 - FBI Director James Comey says Clinton gave access to between three and nine people without the proper security clearance, but doesn’t see that as a prosecutable offense.
July 07, 2016 - FBI Director James Comey gives his explanation of Clinton’s “send nonsecure” email.
July 07, 2016 - FBI Director James Comey says Clinton’s private server was less secure than the State Department’s computer network or a commercial email provider.
July 07, 2016 - A former NSA official says what Clinton’s emails revealed about NSA collection methods caused “much worse” damage than leaks from Julian Assange, Chelsea Manning or any other whistleblowers.
July 07, 2016 - The non-prosecution of Clinton could make it more difficult to get convictions in other cases.
July 07, 2016 - WikiLeaks claims the FBI did not ask them for copies of the Clinton documents they (WikiLeaks) are preparing to release.
July 07, 2016 - FBI Director Comey says Clinton’s lawyers didn’t read every email before deleting some of them.
July 07, 2016 - FBI Director Comey suggests Clinton would be punished if she still were a government official.
July 07, 2016 - FBI Director Comey claims David Petraeus’ security violations were more serious than Clinton’s.
July 07, 2016 - FBI Director Comey says three of Clinton’s emails were clearly marked as classified when they were sent.
July 07, 2016 - FBI Director Comey confirms that Clinton’s server was in an “unauthorized location” for handling classified material.
July 07, 2016 - FBI Director Comey says it is unclear if any of Clinton’s emails were deleted by Clinton or anyone else.
July 07, 2016 - The State Department resumes its Clinton email investigation.
July 7, 2016 – Trump campaign advisor, Stephen Miller, also receives an invite to the Cambridge event where ‘Spygate’ is born
July 07, 2016 - The FBI did not record Clinton’s interview and did not make her testify under oath.
July 07, 2016 - FBI Director Comey claims Guccifer admitted he lied about gaining access to Clinton’s private server.
July 07, 2016 - FBI Director Comey says people other than Blumenthal who regularly communicated with Clinton were successfully hacked.
July 07, 2016 - FBI Director Comey reveals that between 15 and 20 FBI agents were the core of the Clinton investigation, with many others lending help.
July 07, 2016 - FBI Director Comey claims that all the FBI agents involved in the FBI’s Clinton investigation agreed with him that Clinton should not be indicted.
July 07, 2016 - Pagliano won’t be indicted; it isn’t clear why the FBI gave him an immunity deal.
July 7, 2016 – Carter Page speaks at the New Economic School in Moscow and that is the catalyst for the FBI investigation
July 07, 2016 - Republicans ask the FBI to launch another investigation related to Clinton’s emails, questioning statements she made under oath.
July 08, 2016 - Judicial Watch asks to depose Clinton and two others in a civil suit.
July 08, 2016 - Clinton refuses to say if she’ll cooperate with a renewed State Department investigation.
July 08, 2016 - Clinton blames other government officials for the classified information stored on her private server.
July 08, 2016 - Clinton denies that she was “extremely careless” and says there’s no reason to believe that hackers got hold of her emails.
July 8, 2016 – FOIA docs reveal Obama’s FBI covers up “chart” of potential Hillary Clinton crimes
July 11, 2016 - Comey decides the FBI’s Clinton email investigation will be run from headquarters for greater secrecy, upsetting agents in New York.
July 11, 2016 - Paul Ryan’s attempt to block Clinton from getting intelligence briefings is denied.
July 11, 2016 - A majority of Americans think Clinton should be indicted over her emails.
July 11, 2016 – Stefan Halper meets Carter Page at a symposium held at Cambridge
July 12, 2016 - Attorney General Loretta Lynch refuses to answer questions about the FBI’s Clinton investigation in a Congressional hearing.
July 12, 2016 - Some FBI agents are disappointed over FBI Director James Comey’s decision not to recommend Clinton’s indictment.
July 12, 2016 - Congressional Republicans threatens subpoenas if the company that managed Clinton’s server fails to agree to employee interviews.
July 12, 2016 FactCheck.org emails the FBI about inconsistencies between Comey’s congressional testimony and statements by Clinton
July 12, 2016 – Metro NY FBI agents signed Non-Disclosure Agreement for matters involving Hillary’s emails
July 13, 2016 - The State Department will eventually release the thousands of deleted work-related Clinton emails discovered by the FBI.
July 15, 2016 – Cambridge Prof With CIA, MI6 ties met with Carter Page during campaign and beyond
July 15, 2016 – From the Dossier to Papadopoulos, Obama’s State Department had early role in Trump-Russia probe
July 18, 2016 - Clinton’s lawyer insists Clinton’s use of a private server was allowed by policy, despite clear evidence it wasn’t.
July 21, 2016 - The FBI begins sending thousands of recovered Clinton emails to the State Department.
July 21, 2016 - The White House holds a high-level security meeting to discuss reports that the Russian government hacked into the DNC computer network.
July 22, 2016 – The IRS launches an investigation of the Clinton Foundation
July 22, 2016 - More details of Clinton’s twenty-two “top secret” emails are revealed; nine were written by Clinton and most of the rest were written by her aide Jake Sullivan.
July 22 – November 1, 2016: The mainstream media begins a concerted effort to paint Trump as a Manchurian Candidate, controlled by the Kremlin
July 22, 2016 - WikiLeaks releases almost 20,000 DNC emails as the first of a series of Clinton-related leaks.
July 22, 2016 - Guccifer 2.0 takes credit for the DNC emails posted by WikiLeaks.
July 25, 2016 – The FBI lauches a probe into the hacking of the DNC
July 25, 2016 – Peter Strzok/Lisa Page texts reveal a friendship with FISA court judge Rudolph Contreras
July 25, 2016 - The FBI formally acknowledges it is investigating the Democratic National Committee (DNC) hack.
July 25, 2016 - Former CIA Director Michael Hayden says the Russians could be “weaponizing information” with leaks of hacked emails.
July 25, 2016 - WikiLeaks discourages suggestions that the Russian government is behind its release of DNC emails.
July 26, 2016 - US intelligence agencies have “high confidence” that the Russian government is behind the hack of DNC emails.
July 26, 2016 - President Obama suggests Russians could be behind the hack that led to the WikiLeaks release of DNC emails.
July 26, 2016 – Christopher Steele files another dossier memo claiming the Kremlin was behind the DNC hacking
July 26, 2016 - A cybersecurity group claims to have new evidence that Guccifer 2.0 is actually a team of Russian hackers.
July 27, 2016 – Trump: “Russia, if you’re listening, I hope you’re able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing,”
July 27, 2016 - US intelligence hasn’t found proof that the Russian government is responsible for WikiLeaks getting recently hacked emails.
July 28, 2016 - Director of National Intelligence James Clapper shows reluctance to blame Russia for recent hacks on US political entities.
July 28 – August 5, 2016: The Strzok-Page Texts and the Origins of the Trump-Russia Investigation
July 30, 2016 – Ohr and Page Testimony On Steele don’t match up
July 30, 2016 – DOJ official Bruce Ohr shares intel from dossier with prosecutors who later join Mueller’s team
July 2016 – Bruce Ohr’s efforts to secretly reshape the Trump probe, starts earlier, long before Trump wins the election
July 30, 2016 – Ohr meets with Steele, and within hours meets with McCabe and Page for the purpose of “passing on Steele’s info to them”
July 30, 2016 – Bruce and Nellie Ohr meet with Christopher Steele
July 31, 2016 - Clinton continues to maintain that none of her emails contained classified information when they were sent.
July 31, 2016 – A Clinton supporter is the source behind the Trump Tower/Alfa Bank connections
July, 2016 – 2017: New emails and memos confirm Bruce Ohr communicated extensively with Christopher Steele
July 31, 2016 – The official beginning of the FBI’s Trump/Russia investigation codenamed “Crossfire Hurricane”
August 4, 2016 – Brennan briefs Obama on Putin’s attempts to discredit the U.S. presidential race
August 4, 2016 – A few operational details of the CIA/NSA/FBI/White House counterintelligence investigation into the Trump campaign
August 4, 2016 – CIA director Brennan convenes a secret task force at CIA headquarters
August 6, 2016 – Strzok/Page text suggest Strzok is “meant to protect the country from that menace”
August 08, 2016 - A Donald Trump confidant claims to be in contact with the head of WikiLeaks and predicts a future release of Clinton Foundation material.
August 9, 2016 – In response to Brennan’s warnings, Rice, Haines and Monaco convene meetings in the Situation Room
August 9, 2016 – The most damaging text between Strzok and Page suggests they will stop Trump from becoming president
August 10, 2016 - Cheryl Mills answers additional questions she failed to answer in her deposition.
August 11, 2016 - Rudy Giuliani claims to know of some FBI agents who are embarrassed by Comey’s decision not to recommend indicting Clinton.
August 12, 2016 - Whoever hacked DNC and other Democrat-related emails in the last year may have also targeted Republicans.
August 12, 2016 - The State Department will release all of Clinton’s work-related emails recovered by the FBI.
August 2016 – Head of GCHQ, Robert Hannigan, flies to Washington and briefs John Brennan on an alleged stream of illicit communications between Trump’s team and Moscow
August 15, 2016 - Two Republican Congresspeople specifically point out the comments they believe make Clinton guilty of perjury.
August 15, 2016 – Strzok/Page text message says ‘We Can’t Take That Risk’ — discusses ‘Insurance Policy’ Against Trump presidency
August 15, 2016 – In response to Brennan’s warnings, Jeh Johnson floats the idea of designating state voting mechanisms as “critical infrastructure”
August 16, 2016 - The FBI gives Congress some classified documents from its Clinton email investigation.
August 18, 2016 - The Clinton Foundation’s computer network may have been recently hacked.
August 18, 2016 - The Clinton Foundation claims its computers have not been hacked.
August 19, 2016 – Manafort resigns as Trump campaign manager
August 19, 2016 - A judge rules that Clinton can respond to a deposition with written answers instead of being questioned in person.
August 21, 2016 - A Tweet predicting trouble for Clinton’s campaign chair will later lead to accusations of collusion between WikiLeaks and Donald Trump’s presidential campaign.
August 22, 2016 - A Congressperson issues subpoenas to three companies that helped manage Clinton’s private email server.
August 22, 2016 - Chaffetz claims the FBI’s Clinton investigation documents given to Congress are overly classified.
August 22, 2016 - The State Department is ordered to review nearly 15,000 Clinton emails for public release, but it is unclear how many of these are previously unreleased work-related emails.
August 23, 2016 - US officials believe hackers have been targeting the New York Times and other US news outlets, and the Russian government might be responsible.
August 24, 2016 - WikiLeaks plans to release “significant” information linked to Clinton’s presidential campaign before the November 2016 election.
August 25, 2016 - It is alleged that Clinton’s lawyers used a computer program to make sure her deleted emails couldn’t be recovered.
August 25, 2016 – CIA director John Brennan briefs Harry Reid and other “Gang of Eight” members on Russia’s efforts to help Trump
August 26, 2016 - Clinton says she is sure that there are no damaging emails and/or Clinton Foundation controversies still to be made public.
August 26, 2016 – More Strzok/Page texts that express anger at Trey Gowdy and smelling Trump support at Walmart
August 27, 2016 – In response to Brennan’s briefing, Senator Harry Reid writes to Comey, calling for the FBI to open an investigation into Russian influence over Trump
August 28, 2016 - Colin Powell warns the Clinton campaign to not compare his AOL account to the Clinton private server.
August 29, 2016 - Huma Abedin initiates a divorce after her husband is caught in a sex scandal; this will have an impact on Clinton’s email controversy.
August 29, 2016 – Harry Reid cites evidence of Russian tampering in US vote, and seeks FBI inquiry
August 30, 2016 - The State Department says that around 30 Clinton emails discovered by the FBI could relate to Benghazi.
August 31 or September 1, 2016: Secret FBI source for Russia investigation, Sam Clovis, met with Trump advisor, Carter Page, during campaign
September 01, 2016 - The FBI’s Clinton Foundation investigation tries but fails to get access to possibly relevant emails found in the Clinton email investigation.
September 01, 2016 - Putin denies that Russia was involved in the DNC hack.
September 01, 2016 - The Romanian hacker known as Guccifer is sentenced to four years and three months in prison.
Early September, 2016 – In response to Brennan’s warnings, Johnson, Comey and Monaco warn congress about a possible Russian attack on the election
September 2016 – August 10, 2018 – Opinion: Conservative Treehouse details the true Russian collusion during the 2016 Election
September 02, 2016 - The FBI’s Clinton email investigation final report and its summary of her FBI interview are released.
September 02, 2016 - The FBI says they recovered over 17,000 of Clinton’s missing emails, but it’s unclear how many of these are work-related.
September 02, 2016 - The FBI was unable to confirm hackers broke into Clinton’s system, but it cites an inability to gather enough evidence to do so.
September 02, 2016 - Clinton’s supporters and opponents react differently to the release of FBI Clinton investigation documents.
September 02, 2016 - The FBI provides statistics on the number of Clinton’s classified emails, but those numbers diverge wildly from the State Department’s numbers.
September 02, 2016 - Cheryl Mills and Huma Abedin denied they knew about the existence of Clinton’s private server, despite evidence otherwise.
September 02, 2016 - The FBI concludes Clinton contributed to discussions in 11 email chains, including four at the above top secret level.
September 02, 2016 - The FBI reveals more about the Clinton emails that are clearly marked classified.
September 02, 2016 - Clinton often told an aide to forward Blumenthal’s emails to the White House and others, but the FBI was unable to prove this actually happened.
Sept. 2, 2016 – Stefan Halper first contacts George Papadopoulos by email
September 2, 2016 – The FBI sends a possible honeypot posing as Stefan Halper’s research assistant, to spy on Trump campaign aide, George Papadopoulos
September 2, 2016 – A Page/Strzok text says “Obama wanted ‘to know everything we’re doing’
September 05, 2016 - Clinton is “concerned” about Russian election-rigging in Trump’s favor.
September 06, 2016 - House Speaker Paul Ryan criticizes the FBI for the timing of the release of their Clinton email investigation final report.
September 06, 2016 - Representative Chaffetz warns the person who managed Clinton’s server could face charges, and he also is puzzled by an assertion of attorney-client privilege.
September 07, 2016 - FBI Director James Comey writes a letter to FBI employees defending the FBI’s actions in its Clinton email investigation.
September 07, 2016 - FBI Director Comey defends the timing of the release of the FBI Clinton email investigation’s final report.
September 08, 2016 - The FBI gave an immunity deal to the computer employee who deleted and wiped Clinton’s emails.
September 08, 2016 - The Denver Post editorial board suggests the deletion of Clinton emails is a “fishy story.”
September 09, 2016 - A Congressperson serves the FBI a subpoena for all the unredacted interviews from the FBI’s Clinton investigation.
September 09, 2016 - Congressional committees order five people involved with the management of Clinton’s private server to speak in a public hearing.
September 09, 2016 - Representative Gowdy says the FBI “gave immunity to the very person you would most want to prosecute.”
September 09, 2016 - A former Justice Department official criticizes how the FBI permitted legally questionable behavior by Cheryl Mills during its Clinton email investigation.
September 09, 2016 - WikiLeaks could release up to 100,000 pages of new material related to Clinton before the presidential election.
September 12, 2016 - Senator Grassley accuses the FBI of manipulating which information about the Clinton email investigation becomes public in order to hide certain events.
September 12, 2016 - Pagliano indicates he will plead the Fifth again, despite a subpoena to testify before Congress.
September 13, 2016 - Representative Chaffetz claims that fewer than 20 of Pagliano’s emails have been recovered.
September 13, 2016 - A Congressperson alleges that Clinton is responsible for a computer company not complying with a Congressional subpoena related to Clinton’s private server.
September 13, 2016 - Two former managers of Clinton’s private server plead the Fifth before a Congressional hearing; one other fails to appear at all.
September 13, 2016 - Justin Cooper was an administrator of Clinton’s private server and yet had no security clearance; Clinton apparently wasn’t asked about this.
September 13, 2016 - “Less than 20 people” had access to Clinton’s private server.
September 13, 2016 - Colin Powell’s recently hacked emails are published.
September 14, 2016 - The US intelligence community has declined to conduct a required damage assessment caused by the classified information on Clinton’s private email server.
September 14, 2016 – Christopher Steele provided information to longtime Clinton crony, Strobe Talbott
September 15, 2016 - More information about the emails between Clinton and Obama is made public.
September 15, 2016 - A former Justice Department official claims the FBI wasn’t serious about its Clinton email investigation.
September 16, 2016 - Internet sleuths discover social media posts by the manager of Clinton’s server that could impact the investigation of Clinton’s email usage.
September 19, 2016 - Paul Combetta is recorded deleting his Reddit posts.
September 19, 2016 - Internet sleuths discover many similarities between Paul Combetta and ‘stonetear’
September 19, 2016 - A judge gives the State Department a tongue-lashing over its slow response to FOIA requests.
September 19, 2016 - A House panel is looking into Combetta’s post about Clinton’s email server.
September 19, 2016 – Top FBI official, James Baker meets with DNC lawyer, Michael Sussmann, who then leaks to media
September 19, 2016 – Fusion GPS founder has contact with State Department official during 2016 Campaign
September 20, 2016 - Congressional Republicans issues a subpoena to FBI Director James Comey.
September 20, 2016 – A House IG investigation finds Imran Awan made ‘unauthorized access’ to congressional servers
September 22, 2016 - A Congressional committee votes that Pagliano should be held in contempt of Congress.
September 23, 2016 – The problem with Michael Isikoff’s article about Carter Page
September 23, 2016 - Clinton’s lawyer refuses to comply with part of a subpoena for some of Clinton’s server security details.
September 23, 2016 – Michael Isikoff writes about allegations against Trump adviser, Carter Page
September 23, 2016 - The FBI has recovered 5,600 of Clinton’s deleted emails, but only about 10 percent of those will be released before the presidential election.
September 23, 2016 - Three more people were given immunity deals in the FBI’s Clinton investigation.
September 26, 2016: John Carlin, the former NSD head who enables the FBI’s Carter Page FISA warrant
September 26, 2016 – The DOJ OIG Report describes a “trove” of emails covering Clinton’s entire tenure as SoS, are on the Weiner laptop
September 27, 2016 – DOJ OIG reporting of Clinton-related emails on Weiner laptop to Southern District of New York (SDNY)
September 28, 2016 - FBI Director James Comey denies Paul Combetta attempted to cover up Clinton’s emails.
September 28, 2016 - Comey suggests he didn’t try to get subpoena power for the Clinton email investigation in order to complete it faster.
September 28, 2016 - FBI Director James Comey defends the FBI and claims “we are not weasels.”
September 28, 2016 – DOJ OIG reports Comey doesn’t recall much about Clinton’s emails on Weiner’s laptop and worries he’s crazy for not remembering
September 28, 2016 - When asked if he would reopen the Clinton email investigation, Comey says he “would certainly look at any new and substantial information.”
September 28 – November 6, 2016: Did the FBI investigate the Abedin/Clinton emails on the Weiner laptop?
September 28, 2016 – DOJ OIG reports Peter Strzok can’t recall much about the Weiner laptop and doesn’t think the new Clinton emails are ‘all that noteworthy’
September 28 – November 6, 2016: Despite Comey assurances, the Weiner Laptop emails were never examined
September 28, 2016 - FBI Director James Comey thinks Paul Combetta is the Reddit user “stonetear.”
September 28, 2016 – November 6, 2016: A recap of how the FBI handles the Weiner laptop
September 28, 2016 – DOJ OIG reports Andrew McCabe can’t recall details about Clinton’s emails on Weiner’s laptop
September 29, 2016 – The Department of Homeland Security creates a deceptive tale of Russia hacking US voter sites
Late September, 2016 – A second dossier, compiled by Cody Shearer and Sidney Blumenthal, was given to Christopher Steele
Late September, 2016 – Christopher Steele, following instructions from Fusion GPS, briefs reporters on the dossier
October 1-15, 2016: Email exchanges between Comey, FBI and DOJ officials, suggests they are aware of intel concerns about reliability of main evidence, before obtaining Title 1 FISA warrant
October 2016 – Comey Directs Strzok To Focus On Trump-Russia Over Hillary Investigation – ‘Our Top Priority’
October 2016 – Christopher Steele meets with four American officials in Rome, who raise the prospect of paying Steele to continue gathering intelligence after Election Day
October 03, 2016 - The FBI seizes the electronic devices of Huma Abedin’s husband in a sex scandal case, which will lead to the reopening of the Clinton email investigation.
October 3, 2016 – The FBI’s Executive Assistant Director, Randy Coleman, documents his review of the Weiner laptop
October 04, 2016 - WikiLeaks leader Julian Assange promises to release “significant material” over the next ten weeks, with the US presidential election four weeks away.
October 4, 2016 – FBI Executive Assistant Director (EAD) Randy Coleman’s notes re Weiner’s laptop mention Hillary Clinton, the Foundation and Crime Against Children
October 05, 2016 - The Justice Department allegedly made immunity side deals that ordered the destruction of key evidence and limited what the FBI could search.
October 06, 2016 - FBI insiders are highly critical of Comey’s handling of the Clinton email investigation.
October 07, 2016 - WikiLeaks publishes the first batch of emails belonging to Clinton’s campaign chair John Podesta.
October 07, 2016 - The US government formally accuses the Russian government of hacking and publishing emails related to US political entities.
October 07, 2016 - A claim that recently released WikiLeaks emails contain “obvious forgeries” is quickly debunked.
October 11, 2016 - Clinton’s campaign chair John Podesta blames Russia and Trump for the leak of his personal emails.
October 11, 2016 – State official Kathleen Kavalec’s notes quote Christopher Steele saying,“the Russians have succeeded in placing an agent inside the DNC.”
October 11, 2016 – State Dept. official Kathleen Kavalec’s notes reveal Christopher Steele identifying Russian sources
October 11, 2016 – DOJ and FBI officials hide a State Dept email that memorializes Christopher Steele’s political motives
October 12, 2016 - An unnamed high-ranking FBI official claims that the “vast majority” of agents working on the FBI’s Clinton email investigation believe Clinton should have been indicted.
October 12, 2016 – McCabe/Page texts reveal the FBI clash with the DOJ over potential ‘bias’ of source for surveillance warrant
October 13, 2016 – The State Department sends a red flag on Christopher Steele to an FBI official, who then immediately forwards it to Peter Strzok
October 14, 2016 – Hours after FBI found classified Clinton emails on Weiner laptop, Peter Strzok’s wife is promoted to Director of SEC Enforcement
October 14, 2016 – Memos detail FBI’s ‘Hurry the F up pressure’ to obtain a Title 1 FISA warrant on the Trump campaign
October 15, 2016 - Comey is first told that FBI investigators have discovered previously unknown emails belonging to Clinton aide Huma Abedin.
October 2016 – An attorney for the Clinton campaign and DNC, Michael Sussmann, gave the FBI documents for the Russia probe
October 15, 2016 – John Carlin, Justice Department top national security official, resigns
October 2016 – The DOJ IG report reveals dozens of FBI officials taking bribes from media for information
October 17, 2016 - It is alleged two disgruntled FBI agents complain about Comey’s handling of the FBI’s Clinton email investigation.
October 18, 2016 – What the Steele dossier gets wrong about Michael Cohen
October 20, 2016 – During a presidential debate, Strzok writes: “I am riled up. Trump is a f*cking idiot, is unable to provide a coherent answer.”
October 20, 2016 – NSA director Admiral Mike Rogers requests a full NSA compliance audit of FISA-702 use
October 20, 2016 – The Uncovering – Mike Rogers’ Investigation, Section 702 FISA Abuse & the FBI
October 21, 2016 – Carter Page’s flawed FISA makes its way through the system
October 21, 2016 – The FBI likely withheld exculpatory evidence in their Carter Page FISA court application
October 21, 2016 – An unusual intervention is made by McCabe and Yates with Carter Page’s FISA Application
October 21, 2016 – The “critical first FISA application, the basis for the warrant granted against Carter Page”
October 25, 2016 - Rudy Giuliani seemingly predicts Comey’s bombshell reopening of the Clinton email investigation, leading to calls he should be investigated for taking part in leaks.
October 26, 2016 – The DoJ in D.C. announces it is launching a civil rights probe into Eric Garner’s death
October 26, 2016 – McCabe and other NY FBI officials “got ripped” by Loretta Lynch in a conference call about leaks re Eric Garner
October 27, 2016 - Comey is briefed and decides to announce the reopening of the FBI’s Clinton email investigation, but Justice Department officials are strongly opposed.
October 27, 2016 – Strzok’s ‘fingerprints’ are on Comey’s notification to Congress about the Weiner laptop
October 28, 2016 - Comey reveals the Clinton email investigation is at least partially reopened due to the discovery of Huma Abedin emails in an unrelated case, shocking the US presidential race just 11 days before the election.
October 28, 2016 - Trump praises Comey’s letter and says “this changes everything.”
October 28, 2016 - Democrats criticize Comey’s announcement regarding the FBI’s discovery of new information relevant to the Clinton email investigation.
October 28, 2016 - Republicans applaud Comey’s announcement regarding the FBI’s discovery of new information relevant to the Clinton email investigation.
October 28, 2016 - Former FBI officials argue that Comey wouldn’t have reopened the Clinton email investigation so soon before the presidential election unless there was substantial new evidence.
October 28, 2016 - Carl Bernstein says the FBI’s announcement must mean there is a “real bombshell” in the newly discovered evidence.
October 29, 2016 - Clinton encourages Comey to release all the information the FBI has that led him to reopen the Clinton email investigation.
October 29, 2016 - The FBI does have a Clinton Foundation investigation, and Huma Abedin’s newly discovered emails could be useful to it.
October 29, 2016 - It is said there is “no chance” the FBI will be able to finish reviewing newly discovered emails before the US presidential election.
October 29, 2016 - Former Democrat and Republican number two Justice Department officials criticize Comey’s announcement.
October 29, 2016 - Both Republican and Democratic senators want more information from the FBI about the reopening of the Clinton email investigation.
October 29, 2016 - A former Justice Department official claims that Comey’s “self-righteousness” has caused him to ignore the wishes of his superiors.
October 30, 2016 - Podesta claims that Huma Abedin has been fully cooperative and she doesn’t know any more than media reports.
October 30, 2016 - A former assistant FBI director criticizes the Clintons, the Clinton Foundation, and the FBI’s Clinton email investigation.
October 30, 2016 - The FBI obtains a warrant for Huma Abedin’s recently discovered emails and immediately begins analyzing them.
October 30, 2016 - 650,000 emails have allegedly been recently discovered by the FBI, many belonging to Huma Abedin, though many could be duplicates or unrelated.
October 30, 2016 - The Wall Street Journal confirms there is an on-going FBI Clinton Foundation investigation, but the Justice Department hasn’t given it investigative powers.
October 30, 2016 - Former Attorney General Eric Holder says that Comey made “a serious mistake.”
October 31, 2016 - Huma Abedin has no idea how her emails got on her husband’s computer, according to her lawyer.
October 31, 2016 - FBI investigators believe some newly discovered Huma Abedin emails were deleted from Clinton’s private server before the FBI took possession of it.
October 31, 2016 - FBI Director Comey may be facing a “rebellion” of rank and file FBI agents.
October 31, 2016 - The FBI begins analyzing Huma Abedin’s newly discovered emails.
October 31, 2016 - A senator wants to know if the FBI ever asked for subpoena power in the Clinton email investigation, and if not, why not.
October 31, 2016 - The supervisor of the FBI’s Clinton email investigation is revealed.
October 31, 2016 - Loretta Lynch and James Comey have a private meeting, and agree to work together to get faster answers.
October 31, 2016 - The White House stays out of the controversy about Comey’s decision to reopen the Clinton email investigation.
October 31, 2016 – David Corn writes the first article that quotes Christopher Steele about the Kremlin having compromising information about Trump
July – October, 2016: The Clinton machine floods the FBI with Trump-Russia dirt via State, Congress, Justice, and a top Democratic lawyer.
November 1, 2016 – The FBI fires Christopher Steele and Bruce Ohr continues to meet with him, well into Mueller’s appointment
November 02, 2016 - It is revealed that the FBI and Justice Department agreed not to have grand jury subpoenas for the Clinton email investigation, arguing that would lead to a faster conclusion.
November 02, 2016 - FBI agents felt “handcuffed” over what they could do in the FBI’s Clinton email investigation.
November 02, 2016 - The FBI allegedly has not destroyed the laptops of two Clinton aides, and their immunity deals may have been voided.
November 02, 2016 - Suspicions of partisan political decisions has been causing increasing conflict within both the FBI and Justice Department, as well as between them.
November 03, 2016 - Previously unknown Huma Abedin emails relevant to the FBI’s Clinton email investigation have been found on her husband’s computer.
November 03, 2016 - It is alleged leakers inside the FBI are upset at Clinton, James Comey, and/or the Justice Department.
November 03, 2016 - It is alleged Comey told Congress about reopening the FBI’s Clinton investigation at least partially due to fears of leaks from the FBI’s New York office.
November 04, 2016 - A majority of voters think Clinton acted illegally.
November 17, 2016 – Admiral Rogers visits Trump Towers
November 18, 2016 – McCain sends David Kramer to meet with Steele and obtain a copy of the dossier
November, 2016 – FBI texts show agents discuss recruiting White House sources to spy on the Trump administration for Bureau
December 2016 – March 2017: FBI/CIA spy, Stefan Halper, interacted with the media on multiple occasions
December 7, 2016 – Associate Deputy AG Bruce Ohr is demoted amid probe of contacts with Trump dossier firm
December 9, 2016 – John McCain passes dossier alleging secret Trump-Russia contacts to Comey
December 12, 2016 – CIA director Brennan selects FBI Peter Strzok to work on the Joint Analysis Report (JAR) and help write the Intel Community Assessment (ICA)
December 12, 2016 – McCabe-Page texts reveal high-level intel meeting after 2016 election
December 12, 2016 – US Intel vets dispute Russia hacking claims because the evidence should be there and is absent
December 12, 2016 – Clapper says CIA is wrong on Russia and Clinton leaks
December 13, 2016 – Christopher Steele gives his final report to Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger and Paul Ryan’s chief of staff, Jonathan Burks
December 2016 – Lisa Page travels to London on official business with Strzok and three other unnamed individuals
December 15, 2016 – Peter Strzok-Lisa Page texts discuss others ‘leaking like mad’ ahead of Russia investigation: Report
December 19, 2016 – Strzok text to Page: “It will make your head spin to realize how many stories we played a major role in! Sheesh, this has been quite a year…”
December 29, 2016 – March 30, 2017: A timeline of General Michael Flynn events
December 29, 2016 – The Intel community releases the Joint Analysis Report claiming Russia hacked the DNC, then Obama imposes sanctions
December 30, 2016 – The credibility of cyber firm Crowdstrike, claiming Russia hacked the DNC, comes under serious question
June 20, 2016 – Christopher Steele submits his first of 16 pre-election reports to Fusion GPS
November 9, 2016 – Peter Strzok text mentions the first meeting of the “secret society”