Email Timeline Post Election 2016
Original Email Timeline – Pre-Election 2016
October - 2016
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 – FBI offers to pay Christopher Steele ‘significantly’ to dig up dirt on Flynn
October 3, 2016 – The FBI offered to pay Christopher Steele ‘significantly’ to dig up dirt on Flynn
October 3, 2016 – The FBI’s Executive Assistant Director, Randy Coleman, documents his review of the Weiner laptop
October 3, 2016 – Brian Auten is among 8 FBI supervisory intelligence analysts who play key role in several aspects of Crossfire Hurricane
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 5, 2016 – Obama DOJ drops charges against alleged broker of Libyan weapons to protect Hillary Clinton
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 09, 2016 - Trump tells Clinton he would appoint a special prosecutor to look into her use of a private email server, and says he would put her in jail.
October 09, 2016 - Many, including Republicans, criticize Trump for threatening to put Clinton in jail.
October 10, 2016 - Vice presidential candidate Mike Pence says Trump threatening to jail Clinton “was one of the better moments of the debate.”
October 11, 2016 - Twenty-three former Republican Justice Department officials criticize Trump for threatening Clinton with jail.
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 – State Dept. official Kathleen Kavalec’s notes also mention Alfa Bank, Sergei Millian and Carter Page
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 - The Russian government denies the US government allegation that it is behind the hacking of US political figures.
October 12, 2016 – In a Fox News interview, American arms dealer Marc Turi opens up about Obama and Hillary’s plan to covertly arm Libyan rebels
October 12, 2016 – FBI texts suggest a DOJ FISA official has ‘concerns’ about spy warrant on Carter Page
October 12, 2016 – McCabe/Page texts reveal the FBI clash with the DOJ over potential ‘bias’ of source for surveillance warrant
October 12, 2016 - Mike Pence doubles down on Trump’s promise to have a special prosecutor investigate Clinton if Trump wins the White House.
October 13, 2016 – Lisa Page emails DoD and FBI officials regarding a quid pro quo offer from the State Department to the FBI
October 13, 2016 – A Strzok/Page text references “I just want to know who’s playing games,” “scared/covering” and “totally get it will never be provable” – names hidden beneath redactions are confirmed
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 2016-2017: The FBI official at the heart of surveillance abuses is also a professor of spying ethics
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”
April 9, 2020 – Newly declassified Papadopoulos transcript reveals no evidence of coordination between campaign and Russia
October 23, 2016 – The WSJ article, McCabe and aftermath
October 24, 2016 – Admiral Mike Rogers informs the FISA court of numerous NSA database “about queries” violations
October 24, 2016 – Former State Department IT official, John Bentel, pleads the Fifth Amendment more than 90 times in his deposition
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 – Obama official Evelyn Farkas suggests if Trump wins the presidency he will quickly be impeached
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 – McCabe Is excluded from a meeting regarding Clinton emails found on the Weiner laptop
October 27, 2016 – Strzok’s ‘fingerprints’ are on Comey’s notification to Congress about the Weiner laptop
October 28, 2016 – Clinton’s personal lawyer David Kendall, emails Baker requesting a call “ASAP” about the Comey letter
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 - The White House allegedly gets no advance notice of Comey’s letter.
October 28, 2016 - Trump praises Comey’s letter and says “this changes everything.”
October 28, 2016 - A Republican Representative leaks Comey’s letter to Congress.
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 - Clinton’s campaign intensifies its criticism of Comey’s decision to announce the reopening of 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 29 – November 5, 2016: “Hillary paid me to commit voter fraud & create violence” – Scott Foval flips and rats out Clinton campaign and DNC
October 30, 2016 - WikiLeaks promises a new phase of releases related to the US presidential election.
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 30, 2016 - Former Attorney General Mukasey claims Comey is in a no-win situation due to his earlier failure to pursue a vigorous Clinton email investigation.
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 New York Times’ editorial board heavily criticizes “James Comey’s Big Mistake.”
October 31, 2016 - The White House stays out of the controversy about Comey’s decision to reopen the Clinton email investigation.
October 31, 2016 – Clinton and Podesta tweets suggest foreknowledge of a Slate article, stating Trump is covertly communicating with Russia, just days before the election
October 31, 2016 – David Corn writes the first article that quotes Christopher Steele about the Kremlin having compromising information about Trump
October 31, 2016 – Transcript of George Papadopoulos’s recorded conversation with FBI informant