Email Timeline Post Election 2016
Original Email Timeline – Pre-Election 2016
January 21, 2009 - Hundreds of classified emails are sent or received by Clinton while she is outside the US, including some to or from President Obama.
January 22, 2009 - Clinton signs a non-disclosure agreement promising to safeguard a type of top secret information.
March 01, 2009 - Pagliano is warned that classified information could be sent to Clinton’s private server, but there is no sign he takes action or passes this warning on.
November 26, 2010 - Clinton will have no explanation why a work-related email sent this day won’t be included in all the work-related emails she will later hand over.
March 30, 2012 - Clinton’s BlackBerry emails could be intercepted by Saudi Arabia while she visits that country.
August 02, 2012 - Clinton gets another email clearly marked as “classified,” contradicting her later claims.
October 13, 2012 - Clinton receives an email that reveals undercover CIA officers use State Department cover in Afghanistan.
June 2015 – February 2016: A British 15-year-old gains access to intelligence operations in Afghanistan and Iran after hacking Brennan’s internet accounts
July 6, 2015 – The Intel Community IG determines the classified national security information in Clinton’s emails may have been “compromised” and shared with a foreign power
July 10, 2015 - The FBI’s Clinton investigation formally begins.
July 10, 2015 – The FBI opens an official counterespionage investigation regarding the “potential compromise of classified information” on Clinton’s private server
January 07, 2016 - Blumenthal is interviewed by the FBI, and is asked about his intelligence memos to Clinton.
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.
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 01, 2016 - The State Department won’t say if Clinton’s former top aides have kept their security clearances or not.
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 4, 2016 – A Strzok email disputes Hillary Clinton’s claim that she ‘never received nor sent any material that was marked classified’
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 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 - A State Department official denies the department generally has lax security.
July 05, 2016 - The FBI says Clinton both sent and received emails in seven above “top secret” email chains.
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 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 - 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 - FBI Director Comey confirms that Clinton’s server was in an “unauthorized location” for handling classified material.
July 08, 2016 - Clinton blames other government officials for the classified information stored on her private server.
July 11, 2016 - Paul Ryan’s attempt to block Clinton from getting intelligence briefings is denied.
July 12, 2016 – Metro NY FBI agents signed Non-Disclosure Agreement for matters involving Hillary’s emails
July 31, 2016 - Clinton continues to maintain that none of her emails contained classified information when they were sent.
August 22, 2016 - Chaffetz claims the FBI’s Clinton investigation documents given to Congress are overly classified.
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 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 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 7, 2016 – NBC staff reports Hillary melted down after interview with Matt Lauer
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 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 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 19, 2016 - A judge gives the State Department a tongue-lashing over its slow response to FOIA requests.
September 28 – October 30, 2016: Strzok’s ‘weiner timeline’ shows a month’s gap between Clinton email discovery and a search warrant
September 30, 2016 – FBI NY whistleblowers share classified info with Nunes about additional Clinton emails found on Weiner’s laptop
October 31, 2016 - The FBI begins analyzing Huma Abedin’s newly discovered emails.
November 29, 2016 – The Obama administration pushes to greatly expand access to classified information
December 20, 2016 – Hillary deletes an email showing that she forwarded classified information to Chelsea who has no apparent security clearances
December 2016 – Officials in the intelligence community provide information to the press about a key Kremlin asset
January 6, 2017 – Clapper personally briefs CNN’s Jake Tapper about the Comey-Trump meeting, almost immediately after it occurs
January 6, 2017 – James Clapper leaks details about dossier to CNN, then lies about it to Congress
January 19, 2017 – Documents reveal Obama State Department urgently provides classified ‘Russiagate’ documents to multiple senators immediately ahead of Trump inauguration
September 2, 2017 – Opinion: It Wasn’t Comey’s Decision to Exonerate Hillary – It Was Obama’s
April 20, 2018 – Justice Department watchdog probes Comey memos over classified information
November 9, 2018 “James Comey discusses sensitive FBI business on his private email
March 28, 2019 – The Corruption and Influence of Jessie K Liu
August 14, 2019 – A Grassley/Graham/Johnson memo suggests the FBI failed to seek access to certain highly classified information potentially relevant to the Clinton email investigation
August 28, 2019 – Jeff Carlson: Highlights from the IG Report on Comey’s Memos
December 9, 2019 – Buried in IG Report: An FBI team in Rome gave Steele highly guarded secrets
January 23, 2020 – The National Security Council tells Bolton his book contains ‘TOP SECRET’ information – 3 days before NYT leak
March 20, 2020 – FBI finds new Clinton emails, including discussion about Benghazi and more classified information
February 11, 2021 – New details on a much broader scope of the Mueller investigation
April 25, 2022 – Durham team member email confirms DARPA contracted to share classified information with GaTech researchers