Email Timeline Post Election 2016
Original Email Timeline – Pre-Election 2016
February 2009 – February 2013: It is suspected China hacked Clinton’s private email server throughout her term as Secretary of State
December 29, 2009 – Obama issues an Executive Order making it clear, all communications with a foreign government are automatically deemed classified information
April 2010 – Present: China reads emails of top US officials
August 23, 2010 - An email forwarded to Clinton apparently reveals an aide to the leader of Afghanistan is being paid by the CIA.
January 01, 2011 - One of Clinton’s “top secret” email chains begins with an email written by Clinton.
January 01, 2011 - One of Clinton’s “top secret” email chains includes three emails written by Clinton.
January 01, 2011 - One of Clinton’s “top secret” email chains includes one email written by Clinton.
January 01, 2011 - One of Clinton’s “top secret” email chains includes two emails written by Clinton.
January 01, 2011 - One of Clinton’s “top secret” email chains ends with an email sent by Jake Sullivan to Clinton.
March 18, 2011 – On her unsecured server, Hillary Clinton passes along the identity of the CIA’s top Libyan intelligence source
June 8, 2011 – A Clinton/Blumenthal email reveals a detailed intelligence report on Sudan
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.
June 28, 2012 - Clinton sends President Obama an email from on or above Russian soil; Obama uses a pseudonym for his email address.
July 28, 2012 – Cheryl Mills shared now-classified info with Clinton Foundation
October 13, 2012 - Clinton receives an email that reveals undercover CIA officers use State Department cover in Afghanistan.
February 16, 2013 – Missing Clinton email claims Saudis financed Benghazi attacks
May 28, 2013 - Clinton sends an email containing classified information despite having left the State Department.
August 19, 2014 - Clinton and her future campaign chair Podesta appear to discuss classified information before Podesta warns her to stop.
May 01, 2015 - Patrick Kennedy and other State Department officials allegedly attempt to change or remove the classification codes of some Clinton emails to make their release less politically damaging for Clinton.
October 11, 2015 – In the midst of a FBI criminal investigation into Clinton’s emails, Obama claims on 60 Minutes that Hillary made a mistake and it was not a threat to national security
January 07, 2016 - Blumenthal is interviewed by the FBI, and is asked about his intelligence memos to Clinton.
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
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.
May 17, 2016 – A Strzok email says “we know foreign actors obtained access” to some Clinton emails, including at least one “secret” message
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 6, 2016 – The Intelligence community’s Inspector General, Charles McCullough, explains how serious Clinton’s unprotected server really is
July 07, 2016 - FBI Director Comey says three of Clinton’s emails were clearly marked as classified when they were sent.
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.
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 - 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 28 – October 30, 2016: Strzok’s ‘weiner timeline’ shows a month’s gap between Clinton email discovery and a search warrant
October 13, 2016 – Lisa Page emails DoD and FBI officials regarding a quid pro quo offer from the State Department to the FBI
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 30, 2016-November 6, 2016: The DOJ IG Clinton email report reveals a contradiction in the Weiner laptop investigation
November 6, 2016 – Peter Strzok sends an email to FBI and DoJ officials claiming no new classified Clinton emails are found on Weiner’s laptop
November 6, 2016 – Despite Comey assurances, the vast bulk of Clinton emails on Weiner’s laptop are never examined
May 2, 2017 – New Huma Abedin emails reveal additional instances of Clinton sending and receiving classified emails through unsecure server
January 4, 2018 – State Department releases 147 new Huma Abedin work-related emails found on Weiner laptop, at least 18 are classified
May 2, 2018 – Abedin Emails Show Clinton Foundation-State Department Haiti Links
June 19, 2018 – Editorial: Andrew McCarthy addresses the “intent” behind Clinton’s unsecured, private server
July 12, 2018 – According to Rep Louie Gohmert, the Intelligence Community Inspector General found all of Clinton emails were sent to a ‘foreign entity’ and “it was unrelated to Russia”
July 13, 2018 – Lisa Page testimony reveals the DOJ prevented the FBI from pursuing gross negligence charges against Clinton
August 16, 2018 – Judicial Watch releases newly uncovered Clinton emails, 5 contain classified information
September 11, 2018 – Judicial Watch sues to retrieve emails the FBI found on Anthony Weiner’s laptop
October 3rd & 18th, 2018 – Transcripts of former top FBI lawyer details a belief Clinton should have been charged for her “alarming, appalling” mishandling of classified info
March 21, 2019 – Judicial Watch uncovers more classified emails on Clinton’s unsecure server
September 13, 2019 – State Department concludes Clinton email review and finds nearly 600 security violations
January 10, 2020 – FBI finds new Clinton classified emails – discloses that Clinton used text messages for government business
March 20, 2020 – FBI finds new Clinton emails, including discussion about Benghazi and more classified information
June 2, 2020 – Hillary Clinton loses her appeal, order stands to testify on private server and Benghazi emails
September 18, 2020 – FBI agent who discovered Clinton emails on Weiner laptop claims he was told to erase his computer