Email Timeline Post Election 2016
Original Email Timeline – Pre-Election 2016
September - 2016
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 – The true Russia collusion during and after 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 - Trump criticizes Clinton after the release of her FBI interview summary.
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.
September 2, 2016 – Comey emails his colleagues and says, “To be great is to be misunderstood”
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 “POTUS wants to know everything we are doing”
September 05, 2016 - Obama claims the US has “had problems with cyber intrusions from Russia.”
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 asks a federal prosecutor to determine if Clinton and/or members of her staff played a role in deleting her emails from her private server.
September 6, 2016 – Hillary compromised classified materials representing the full range of American espionage: human intelligence, signals intelligence, and imagery intelligence
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 - The Washington Post editorial board writes an editorial with the title: “The Hillary Clinton email story is out of control.”
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 2016 – The FBI visits Oleg Deripaska and asks him to outline Paul Manafort as a tool of the Kremlin
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 17, 2016 – Obama State Dept officials Victoria Nuland and Jonathan Winer plan a face-to-face meeting on the “Russia matter”
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 - Congressional Republicans press for more documents from the FBI’s Clinton investigation.
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 – December 10, 2016 – Top Hoyer aide, Daniel Silverberg, coordinates Clinton/DNC/Steele dossier work with key State Dept officials, Victoria Nuland and Jonathan Winer
September 26, 2016: John Carlin, the former NSD head who enables the FBI’s Carter Page FISA warrant
September 26, 2016 – A federal warrant is obtained for Weiner’s iPhone, iPad, and laptop
September 26, 2016 – DOJ IG report: A “trove” of emails covering Clinton’s entire tenure as SoS, are on the Weiner laptop
September 26, 2016 – NSD head John Carlin files 2016 Section 702 certifications and fails to disclose the FBI’s use of private contractors and an IG report critical of queries
September 27, 2016 – DOJ OIG report on Clinton-related emails on Weiner laptop to Southern District of New York (SDNY)
September 28, 2016 - Comey isn’t sure if the FBI was aware of Paul Combetta’s Reddit posts and won’t comment if Combetta committed a crime by deleting them.
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, 2016 - FBI Director James Comey thinks Paul Combetta is the Reddit user “stonetear.”
September 28 – October 30, 2016: Strzok’s ‘weiner timeline’ shows a month’s gap between Clinton email discovery and a search warrant
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
September 29, 2016 – Stuart Evans, one of the few DOJ officials to raise concerns about surveilling Carter Page
September 2016 – Former State employee, Jonathan Winer, shares Shearer-Blumenthal dossier with Steele
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