Email Timeline Post Election 2016
Original Email Timeline – Pre-Election 2016
January 21, 2009 - Clinton may regularly carry two mobile devices at once, although she will later claim otherwise.
April 03, 2009 - Clinton’s top aides privately complain that people who know Clinton’s old email address still have emails forwarded to her.
April 22, 2009 - Clinton’s top staffers appear to be doing a favor for someone connected to the Clinton Foundation.
April 22, 2009 – Emails show links between State Department and Clinton Foundation
April 25, 2009 - Clinton’s top staffers provide help for a top Clinton Foundation donor due to a request from the Clinton Foundation.
April 25, 2009 – Judicial Watch uncovers Clinton emails with pay to play revelations
January 22, 2010 – Cheryl Mills sends Clinton a news report on child trafficking fears in Haiti; a week later Laura Silsby is arrested for child trafficking
January 29, 2010 – Clinton friend, Laura Silsby, and child trafficking in Haiti
May 14, 2010 – Bill Clinton seeks State’s permission to meet with Russian nuclear official during Obama uranium decision
May 17, 2010 – The Clinton State Department, Foundation officials, Bill Clinton, Haiti, and a $53 million Smartmatic deal that can do “successful elections”
December 24, 2010 – Court forces release of Clinton Wikileaks discussion email that confirms State Dept knew about her email account
January 2011 – Clinton Foundation brokers a deal with donor Denis O’Brien who receives millions in taxpayer funds, Clintons are personally enriched in return
November 16, 2011 – A memo from Bill Clinton aide, Doug Band, describes how Teneo Holdings raises money for Clinton interests and reinforces ethics concerns
December 8, 2011 – A Podesta email reveals Bill and Chelsea Clinton drove a top Foundation staffer to near suicide
January 01, 2012 - One of Clinton’s “top secret” email chains includes two emails written by Clinton.
January 01, 2012 - One of Clinton’s “top secret” email chains ends with an email sent by Jake Sullivan to Clinton.
May 18, 2012 -The State Department rejects Bill Clinton’s idea to give a lucrative speech in North Korea
June 11, 2012 – Bill Clinton seeks State Department OK for paid speeches related to Congo
June 19, 2012 - Cheryl Mills conducts interviews to find the Clinton Foundation’s next leader while working as Clinton’s chief of staff, raising a possible conflict of interest.
June 19, 2012 – Top Clinton State Department aide helped Clinton Foundation
July 28, 2012 – Cheryl Mills shared now-classified info with Clinton Foundation
September 13, 2012: Libya’s president seeks to meet Bill Clinton at a Clinton Foundation event just two days after the Benghazi terrorist attack
September 29, 2012 – Judicial Watch obtains an email that proves Clinton and Jake Sullivan immediately knew the Benghazi attack was not a spontaneous response to an internet video
October 2012 – A State Department investigator accuses officials of using drugs, soliciting prostitutes, having sex with minors, and several investigations were influenced, manipulated or called off by senior officials
October 13, 2012 - Clinton receives an email that reveals undercover CIA officers use State Department cover in Afghanistan.
October 22, 2012 – A Clinton Foundation donor lands a taxpayer-funded clothing factory in Haiti, the Clintons are enriched for their efforts
December 11, 2012 - Clinton’s chief of staff Mills is sent an email about a FOIA request from Clinton’s emails, but does nothing about it; Clinton may get the email as well.
March 20, 2013 - Cheryl Mills expresses concerns to Bryan Pagliano about the security of Clinton’s private email server after the Guccifer hack.
May 10, 2013 - The State Department responds to a FOIA request that there is no evidence of a Clinton email address when there clearly is.
May 28, 2013 - Clinton sends an email containing classified information despite having left the State Department.
July 31, 2014 - Heather Samuelson, one of Clinton’s lawyers, allegedly leads the sorting of over 60,000 of Clinton’s emails.
September 30, 2014 - Clinton’s lawyers are sent the rest of Clinton’s emails so they can finish sorting them.
October 29, 2014 - A computer file from Platte River has a key role in how Clinton’s emails are sorted, according to testimony by Cheryl Mills.
December 01, 2014 - Copies of Clinton’s emails are deleted from the computers of two of Clinton’s lawyers.
December 06, 2014 - Clinton tells Mills she doesn’t need her “personal” emails, resulting in Mills telling those managing Clinton’s server to delete them.
March 02, 2015 - Clinton’s campaign chair privately says “we are going to have to dump all” of Clinton’s emails.
March 03, 2015 - Cheryl Mills has a computer company check on the condition of Clinton’s private server after the media makes Clinton’s use of the server front-page news.
March 04, 2015 - Clinton’s campaign chair privately suggests getting the White House to ask to keep all emails between Clinton and Obama from being publicly released.
March 06, 2015 - Clinton’s campaign is slow to grasp the seriousness of her email controversy.
March 07, 2015 - Changes are made to the security settings of Clinton’s private server after its existence was revealed in the media.
March 09, 2015 - An email from Cheryl Mills warns a Platte River Networks employee that Clinton’s emails should be preserved, but he will delete them all later in the month anyway.
March 14, 2015 - The State Department tips off the Clinton campaign that a New York Times reporter is asking about Clinton’s emails.
March 26, 2015 - A Platte River Networks employee allegedly deletes all of Clinton’s emails and then wipes them to prevent their recovery, despite apparently having no clear order to do so.
March 31, 2015 - A Platte River Networks employee talks to two of Clinton’s lawyers shortly after deleting and wiping all of Clinton’s emails from her server.
May 19, 2015 – Emails suggest the Justice Department communicates with Hillary Clinton’s campaign as the administration deals with fallout from her use of a private server
August 08, 2015 - Clinton is “not in the same place” as her top aides regarding her email controversy.
August 11, 2015 - The State Department won’t reveal which Clinton aides used her private server or other non-government accounts.
October 21, 2015 - Democrats on the House Benghazi Committee release the closed door testimony of Clinton’s former chief of staff Cheryl Mills.
October 22, 2015 - Clinton incorrectly claims under oath that her lawyers “went through every single email” before deleting some.
January 07, 2016 - The State Department’s internal watchdog slams the department’s FOIA process.
February 18, 2016 - A Platte River Networks employee is interviewed twice by the FBI and gives contradictory answers.
February/March – June, 2016: Lisa Page testifies there were lots of disagreements between the FBI and DOJ over Clinton’s private server
March 1, 2016 – Judicial Watch obtains Strzok-Page emails showing FBI’s special accommodation of Clinton email witnesses
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.
May 25, 2016 – The 9 biggest revelations in the State IG report on Clinton’s emails
June 10, 2016 – The FBI/DOJ and Cheryl Mill’s attorney, Beth Wilkinson, together write and agree to rules that grossly limits the scope of the Clinton email investigation
June 10, 2016 – Cheryl Mills Immunity Agreement with assurances the DOJ will produce omitted terms
June 10, 2016 – The Justice Department grants immunity to Clinton’s lawyer who destroyed 33,000 emails
June 29, 2016 - June 29, 2016 – The State Department wants to delay the release of emails between Clinton’s former aides and the Clinton Foundation until well after the 2016 presidential election.
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 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 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 06, 2016 - Although Clinton’s aides won’t be indicted, they may lose their security clearances.
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 Comey says Clinton’s lawyers didn’t read every email before deleting some of them.
July 07, 2016 - The State Department resumes its Clinton email investigation.
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.
August 10, 2016 - Cheryl Mills answers additional questions she failed to answer in her deposition.
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 28, 2016 - Colin Powell warns the Clinton campaign to not compare his AOL account to the Clinton private server.
September 02, 2016 - Cheryl Mills and Huma Abedin denied they knew about the existence of Clinton’s private server, despite evidence otherwise.
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 19, 2016 - Internet sleuths discover many similarities between Paul Combetta and ‘stonetear’
September 20, 2016 - Congressional Republicans press for more documents from the FBI’s Clinton investigation.
September 23, 2016 - Three more people were given immunity deals in the FBI’s Clinton investigation.
September 28, 2016 - Comey suggests he didn’t try to get subpoena power for the Clinton email investigation in order to complete it faster.
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 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.
November 01, 2016 - The FBI never asked Clinton’s aides for all their computers and mobile devices.
November 02, 2016 - The FBI allegedly has not destroyed the laptops of two Clinton aides, and their immunity deals may have been voided.
May 23, 2018 – It was a favor factory: State Dept. turns over thousands of Clinton-era State Department emails to/about the Clinton Foundation
June 13, 2018 – Court sets hearing on motion to compel email testimony from Hillary Clinton
July 13, 2018 – Lisa Page discusses the DOJ influence over the FBI’s Clinton email investigation
August 30, 2018 – The State Department revokes Hillary Clinton’s security clearance at her request
September 20, 2018 – Opinion: Clinton’s “Researchers” lose their top secret security clearance
October 12, 2018 – Federal judge Royce Lamberth is ‘shocked’ Clinton aide Cheryl Mills was granted immunity by the Justice Department
January 15, 2019 – Federal Court orders discovery on Clinton Email, Benghazi scandal
April 23, 2019 – FBI official, Bill Priestap, admits Hillary Clinton’s emails were found in Obama White House
June 13, 2019 – Heather Samuelson’s Judicial Watch deposition discusses her immunity, when she became aware of the private server and deleting 33,000 emails
June 18, 2019 – Judicial Watch releases transcript of Justin Cooper’s deposition – Cheryl Mills communicates with him a week prior to testimony
August 14, 2019 – Grassley/Johnson report suggests a mole with Clinton ties was suspected of leaking from IC IG team during email probe
August 22, 2019 – A federal judge criticizes State and Justice departments on Clinton email cover-up; gives Clinton and Mills 30 days to oppose being deposed
February 17, 2020 – Ex-DOJ official named In FISA Abuse Report signs petition calling on William Barr to resign
March 2, 2020 – A Judicial Watch victory – Federal Court orders deposition of Hillary Clinton on emails and Benghazi attack records
March 2, 2020 – Despite DOJ objections Judicial Watch wins court order forcing Hillary Clinton and Cheryl Mills to sit for depositions
March 13, 2020 – Clinton lawyers ask Appeals Court to overturn order for her deposition
April 3, 2020 – State/DOJ tells Appeals Court it should reject Clinton/Mills effort to avoid testimony
June 2, 2020 – Appellate Court hearing on Clinton email testimony – Clinton seeks to block court order requiring her to testify
August 14, 2020 – Clinton gets another pass: Appeals court spares her from deposition in email scandal