Email Timeline Post Election 2016
Original Email Timeline – Pre-Election 2016
April 7, 2015 – A Podesta email released by Wikileaks reveals the Clinton campaign’s ‘Pied-Piper’ strategy against Trump
September 15, 2015 – 2017: Robert Mueller’s report did not disclose that Felix Sater is a FBI informant and was possibly used to entrap Trump
November 13, 2015 - Former Bill Clinton advisor, Glenn Hutchins, colludes with Clinton campaign on question to ask Trump when he calls in to CNBC’s, Squawk Box.
November, 2015 – Former US Attorney: Susan Rice orders spy agencies to produce ‘detailed spreadsheets’ involving Trump
December 19, 2015 – A Wikileaks email reveals a Dominion advisor meets with John Podesta offering ‘anything’ that would help defeat Trump
December 19, 2015 – November 8, 2016: An Alexandra Chalupa timeline
December 19, 2015 – Hillary Clinton’s Ukrainian connection is a question worth exploring
December 21, 2015 – Brent Budowsky advises John Podesta that Clinton should link Putin with Donald Trump in an apparent bid to distract voters from her strategy on ISIS in Syria
Late December 2015 – Brennan’s role in disseminating “unofficial” foreign intelligence to the FBI
December 2015 – January 2017: Spygate, the true story of collusion – how America’s most powerful agencies were weaponized against Trump
December 2015-2016: The various UK and Australian intelligence officials involved in Spygate and Russiagate
January 1, 2016 – January 1, 2017: ‘Unmasker in Chief’ Samantha Power writes and receives anti-Trump bias in government emails
2016 – 2017: President Obama’s team sought NSA intel on thousands of Americans during the 2016 election
February 26, 2016 – Podesta emails reveal the Clinton campaign discussing a ‘Trump swift boat project’
March 2016 – Steele’s newly hired ‘primary sub-source’ has a criminal history and is poorly vetted by the FBI
May 03, 2016 - Hacking attacks on a DNC consultant researching pro-Russian politicians in Ukraine lead DNC leaders to conclude the Russian government is behind such attacks.
May 3, 2016 – Donald Trump becomes the presumptive Republican presidential nominee
May 4, 2016 – Strzok and Page text “Now the pressure really starts to finish MYE (Mid Year Exam)…”
June 20, 2016 – The first Steele memo describes the story of the Obama-Trump bed, golden showers, and its all American origins
June 20, 2016 – Michael Gaeta, former member of the FBI’s Eurasian Organized Crime unit, becomes Christopher Steele’s dossier handler
June 24, 2016 - Clinton’s comment in a November 2010 email “I don’t want any risk of the personal being accessible” could become an issue in the 2016 presidential election.
June 27, 2016 - Former President Bill Clinton has an “accidental” meeting with Attorney General Loretta Lynch, causing a political storm.
June 29, 2016 - At least 160 of Clinton’s work emails have turned up since Clinton said she turned them all over.
June 29, 2016 - US intelligence is said to be looking closely to see if Russia could be covertly trying to release all of Clinton’s emails to the public.
July 02, 2016 - Republicans criticize Clinton after she is interviewed by the FBI.
July 03, 2016 - If Clinton is elected president, she may keep Lynch as attorney general.
July 05, 2016 - A retired assistant FBI director claims to be hearing from an increasing number of FBI agents upset at Comey and the FBI’s Clinton email investigation.
July 05, 2016 - Trump criticizes FBI Director Comey’s decision not to recommend Clinton’s indictment, saying the “system” is “rigged.”
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 19, 2016 – Former Australian foreign minister, Alexander Downer, raised Russia concerns at US embassy without government approval
July 22 – November 1, 2016: The mainstream media begins a concerted effort to paint Trump as a Manchurian Candidate, controlled by the Kremlin
July 24, 2016 - Clinton’s campaign manager Robby Mook suggests the Russian government is behind the release of DNC emails by WikiLeaks.
July 26, 2016 - Russia denies any role in hacking the DNC’s emails and claims to be neutral in the US presidential election.
July 26, 2016 - President Obama suggests Russians could be behind the hack that led to the WikiLeaks release of DNC emails.
July 27, 2016 - Trump says he hopes Russia or someone else has Clinton’s deleted emails; he wants them given to the FBI.
July 27, 2016 - Ex-CIA head Panetta questions Trump’s loyalty after Trump asks Russia to help him win election.
July 27, 2016 – Trump: “Russia, if you’re listening, I hope you’re able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing,”
July 27, 2016 - US intelligence hasn’t found proof that the Russian government is responsible for WikiLeaks getting recently hacked emails.
July 28, 2016 – Senator Harry Reid tells CNN the CIA should give Trump fake intel briefings
August 4, 2016 – Judge Napolitano: “Obama used the British GCHQ to spy on the Trump Team”
August 6, 2016 – Strzok/Page text suggest Strzok is “meant to protect the country from that menace”
August 08, 2016 - A Donald Trump confidant claims to be in contact with the head of WikiLeaks and predicts a future release of Clinton Foundation material.
August 9, 2016 – The most damaging text between Strzok and Page suggests they will stop Trump from becoming president
August 11, 2016 - Rudy Giuliani claims to know of some FBI agents who are embarrassed by Comey’s decision not to recommend indicting Clinton.
August 17, 2016 – Trump himself was the target of Obama administration’s Russia probe
August 21, 2016 - A Tweet predicting trouble for Clinton’s campaign chair will later lead to accusations of collusion between WikiLeaks and Donald Trump’s presidential campaign.
August 29, 2016 - Trump suggests it “is possible that our country and its security have been greatly compromised” by Clinton aide Huma Abedin sharing information with her disgraced husband.
August 29, 2016 – Harry Reid cites evidence of Russian tampering in US vote, and seeks FBI inquiry
September 02, 2016 - Trump criticizes Clinton after the release of her FBI interview summary.
September 05, 2016 - Clinton is “concerned” about Russian election-rigging in Trump’s favor.
September 7, 2016 – US Intel officials forward an investigative referral to Comey and Strzok re Clinton’s plan to make up Trump Russia collusion
September 08, 2016 - The US presidential race is tightening, mainly due to Clinton’s email and Clinton Foundation controversies.
September 9, 2016 – Clinton presidential running mate, Tim Kaine, suggests Trump encouraged Russia to hack the DNC
September 13, 2016 - Colin Powell’s recently hacked emails are published.
September 17, 2016 – Former Senate president of Haiti claims Bill Clinton tried to bribe him
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 09, 2016 - Trump claims that Clinton unfairly beat Bernie Sanders in the primaries and calls Clinton “the devil.”
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 - Trump criticizes Clinton for her email scandal in the second presidential debate.
October 9, 2016 – Hillary accuses Trump of being a Russian puppet
October 09, 2016 - Many, including Republicans, criticize Trump for threatening to put Clinton in jail.
October 09, 2016 - Clinton confirms the authenticity of a key email about her private paid speeches.
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 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 15, 2016 – Clinton campaign press secretary Brian Fallon, publishes a video on Twitter, accusing Trump of colluding with Russia
October 20, 2016 – Donald Trump roasts Hillary Clinton at Al Smith charity dinner
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 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 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 - Trump praises Comey’s letter and says “this changes everything.”
November 03, 2016 - It is alleged leakers inside the FBI are upset at Clinton, James Comey, and/or the Justice Department.
November 04, 2016 - A majority of voters think Clinton acted illegally.
November 04, 2016 - Many political insiders, especially Republicans, say Comey’s letter changed the trajectory of the 2016 presidential race.
November 9, 2016 – Leaked Google executive’s email reveals an effort to boost the Latino vote in favor of Hillary Clinton
November 16, 2016 – A leaked call reveals Joe Biden risking national security to sabotage incoming Trump administration
November 16, 2016 – Joe Biden and Petro Poroshenko discuss nationalizing Privatbank before Trump becomes president
November 22, 2016 – Bruce Ohr tells the FBI, “reporting on Trump ties to Russia were going to the Clinton campaign”
November 29, 2016 – The Obama administration pushes to greatly expand access to classified information
December, 2016 – DNC official Alexandra Chalupa, meets with the convicted Speedway Bomber to gather evidence against the Trump campaign
December 2016 – Officials in the intelligence community provide information to the press about a key Kremlin asset
January 3, 2017 – Schumer says Trump is ‘really dumb’ for attacking intelligence agencies
January 5, 2017 – Obama tells the FBI to hide its Russia intel from the Trump administration
January 06, 2017 – Intel chiefs present Trump with Russian operatives claims of Russian efforts to compromise him
January 6, 2017 – Comey writes in a memo that pressure from CNN prompted his dossier briefing with Trump
January 6, 2017 – Comey visits Trump at Trump Tower as part of a FBI counterintelligence investigation
January 6, 2017 – Clapper personally briefs CNN’s Jake Tapper about the Comey-Trump meeting, almost immediately after it occurs
January 8, 2017 – A McCabe email is at odds with Comey’s concerns ahead of publication of the dossier
January 10, 2017 – Buzzfeed publishes the Clinton/DNC/Steele dossier
January 10, 2017 – Strzok seeks to capitalize on news reports about dossier, text message suggests
January 10, 2017 – CNN reports on the Clinton/DNC/Steele Dossier and Trump’s meeting with Intel chiefs
January 11, 2017 – James Clapper refutes CNN reports on the Clinton/Steele dossier, says it’s not a “U.S. Intelligence Community product”
January 11, 2017 – NYT reports dossier contains “unsubstantiated accounts” and “unproven claims,” Strzok calls it “pretty good reporting”
January 20, 2017 – 2018: James Comey planted spies in the White House to keep an eye on President Trump
January – May, 2017: Senator Johnson claims 62 leaks threatened national security in early days of Trump administration
January 30, 2017 – Sally Yates is fired, Andrew Weissmann emails her to say “I am so proud…and in awe”
January 30, 2017 – The hearsay whistleblower is overheard discussing with ally how to remove Trump
February 9, 2017 – The FBI corruption is so bad, they ask Trump to authorize his own surveillance via an Executive Order
February 14, 2017 – State Dept official, Kathleen Kavalec, forwards a HuffPo article to Nellie Ohr that touts the Clinton/Steele dossier, Ohr then forwards to the FBI
February 15, 2017 – McCabe tells Priebus the NYT Russia and Trump campaign story is a “bunch of BS”
February 15, 2017 – Mitt Romney adviser and former CIA official Cofer Black joins Burisma board of directors in Ukraine
March 15, 2017 – A formal complaint is filed against McCabe for saying at an “invite only” FBI Executive Management gathering, “Fuck Flynn and then we Fuck Trump”
March 20, 2017 – FBI investigates whether McCabe leaked info about Flynn and Trump to media
March 27, 2017 – Nunes calls a press conference to discuss the unmaskings of Trump campaign officials
April 26, 2017 – Rod Rosenstein is sworn in as the new Deputy Attorney General
May 9, 2017 – Trump fires FBI Director Comey
May 10-17, 2017: Former top FBI lawyer, James Baker, details 2 Trump Cabinet officials are ‘ready to support’ 25th Amendment effort to remove Trump from office
May 10, 2017 – Andrew McCabe orders an obstruction of justice investigation into Trump, the next day he testifies there has been no interference to date
May 11, 2017 – McCabe testifies “there has been no effort to impede our investigation to date” – 5 days later Rosenstein and McCabe discuss wearing a wire to secretly record Trump
May 11, 2017 – The New York Times publishes an article describing Comey’s one-on-one dinner with President Trump at the White House in January 2017 (Memo 2)
May 14, 2017 – James Comey leaks memos earlier than he officially claims
May 2017 – Rod Rosenstein Suggests Secretly Recording Trump and Discussed 25th Amendment
May 16, 2017 – A Judicial Watch FOIA lawsuit releases a new McCabe memo that offers new insight
May 16, 2017 – Robert Mueller and Rod Rosenstein meet with President Trump in the White House
May 16, 2017 – According to Andrew McCabe’s book, Robert Mueller left his cell phone behind after meeting with Trump in the Oval Office
May 16, 2017 – Andrew McCabe writes a confidential memo recounting details on the firing of James Comey
July 17, 2017 – The improper association of Victor Pinchuk with Hillary, Bill, and Chelsea Clinton, and covered up by the US Media, DOJ and IMF
August 3, 2017 – Dana Rohrabacher cites ex-intel VIPS Report in denouncing Russian hacking
August 6, 2017 – The DOJ releases a partially redacted FOIA doc by Carter Page and he tweets an unredacted copy of the email
October 24, 2017 – CIA director Mike Pompeo meets with former NSA official, William Binney, to discuss the DNC “leak” vs “hack” theory
October 24, 2017 – Trump urges CIA director Mike Pompeo to meet with former NSA official, William Binney
November 2017 – K.T. McFarland says Mueller interrogators put her through ‘hell’ and left her ‘traumatized’
December 21, 2017 – Julian Assange’s Christmas Present
December 21, 2017 – Trump signs an EO that allows the freezing of US-housed assets belonging to foreigners or entities deemed “serious human rights abusers” or of those who “engage in corruption”
December 21, 2017 – Trump EO targets 13 individuals with ties to the Clintons, the Clinton Foundation, or their associates
February 6, 2018 – Adam Schiff falls for a prank call by Russian radio hosts who promise compromising photos of President Trump
February 23, 2018 – Rice attorney admits in letter to Grassley and Graham, Obama officials knew the substance of Trump team communications, before and after the election
April 12, 2018 – Rosenstein tells Trump he is not a target of Mueller’s investigation
April 13, 2018 – Comey admits he didn’t inform President Trump the Steele Dossier was funded by Clinton and the DNC
July 13, 2018 – Lisa Page discusses a possible obstruction case
July 27, 2018 – Lanny Davis, a Lie and the Mainstream Media – A mini-timeline on a busted fake news story
August 30, 2018 – The Justice Department discloses there were no FISA court hearings held on Carter Page warrants
September 11, 2018 – Ex-NSA Director disputes report that Trump asked him to push back on collusion probe
September 21, 2018 – Records show a DOJ effort to craft response to reports on Rosenstein wearing wire and invoking 25th Amendment
October 19, 2018 – Nellie Ohr tells Congress that one of her tasks at Fusion GPS was to research Trump’s family
November 7, 2018 – Trump fires Jeff Sessions and appoints Matthew Whitaker as new acting attorney general
November 19, 2018 – Opinion: Questions grow about FBI vetting of Christopher Steele’s Russia expertise
November 28, 2018 – Trump retweets a meme that says, “Now that Russia collusion is a proven lie, when do the trials for treason begin?”
January 14, 2019: Opinion – NYT Reveals FBI Retaliated Against Trump For Comey Firing
January 18, 2019 – Opinion: Buzzfeed, like Lawfare, has a role to play in Resistance operation
February 8, 2018 – Adam Schiff recruits two former National Security Council aides who worked with the hearsay whistleblower
February 2019 – A new document reveals Ukraine officials had already reopened probe of Hunter Biden-linked firm months before Trump phone call
February 27, 2019 – Cohen testifies Trump had prior knowledge of Wikileaks release of the DNC emails…and so did the rest of the world
March 20, 2019 – Top Ukrainian justice official says they have evidence of wrongdoing by Americans re 2016 election interference and obstruction of criminal probes
March 26, 2019 – Schiff sends a letter to DNI chief Dan Coats asking that he hide dozens of transcripts that pertain to Obama Spygate
March 27, 2019 – Opinion: Stephen Cohen – The Real Costs of Russiagate
March 28, 2019 – A Federal judge rules the DOJ must hand over Comey memos
April 18, 2019 – Top Mueller Report takeaways so far
April 19, 2019 – Opinion: Mueller/Rosenstein and the entire apparatus were trying to provoke Trump in all manners to enhance the obstruction case
May 1, 2019 – Clinton shares a hypothetical with Maddow: “Since Russia is clearly backing Republicans, why don`t we ask China to back us [Democrats]?”
May 12, 2019 – President Trump Calls Out FBI Director Christopher Wray: “the director is protecting the coup gang”…and then there’s Dana Boente
May 16, 2016 – Spygate fallout? The Italian Prime Minister, Giuseppe Conté, calls for the resignations of top Italian intelligence officials
May 20, 2019 – Trump recalls the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch
May 23, 2019 – Trump’s declassification orders gives Barr sweeping authority to declassify and unredact several of Clinton’s still secret communications
May 23, 2019 – President Trump grants declassification authorization to AG Barr
June 25, 2019 – Congress issues a subpoena to Robert Mueller and he agrees to testify
July 19, 2019 – Senior research psychologist, Dr. Robert Epstein, testifies Big Tech can shift upwards of 15 million votes in a national election
July 25, 2019 – The White House transcript of the Trump/Zelensky phone conversation
July 25-26, 2019 – Vindman calls Ciaramella after the Trump-Zelensky call; the next day Ciaramella writes a memo about their conversation
August 8, 2019 – Andrew McCabe files a federal civil lawsuit claiming wrongful termination
August 12, 2019 – The hearsay whistleblower doesn’t have direct knowledge of the communications between Trump and Zelensky
August 12 – October 11, 2019: A look at IC IG Michael Atkinson’s activities surrounding the hearsay whistleblower
August 23, 2019 – Details behind Patrick Byrne’s allegations of FBI/DOJ “political espionage”
August 28, 2019 – The DOJ OIG report on Comey’s memos is released; the substance within the report shows a two-tiered Justice system
September 5, 2019 – Senator Chris Murphy warns new Ukrainian president not to comply with Giuliani’s investigations into Burisma Holdings and Ukraine meddling in U.S. 2016 election
September 14, 2019 – Senator Graham says U.S. officials received as many as six warnings about Christopher Steele’s reliability as a source
September, 2019 – Judge Reggie Walton, chief justice of the FISA court during the Obama years, lashes out at Trump for a ‘Banana Republic’ influence in Andrew McCabe case
September 17, 2019 – Trump directs ODNI, DoJ and FBI to immediately declassify materials
September 19, 2019 – Schiff acts like he doesn’t know what was in the hearsay whistleblower complaint; Pelosi admits to knowing what was said in the Trump-Zelensky call before transcript was released
September 21, 2019 – Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko denies suggestions Trump had put pressure on Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelenskiy during a July call
September 26, 2019 – The anonymous “hearsay whistleblower” complaint re Trump/Zelensky call, is released (pdf)
September 27, 2019 – The Trump-Zelensky transcript contradicts the whistleblower complaint in three notable instances
October 2, 2019 – Closed-door State Department IG meeting disappoints U.S. media
October 6, 2019 – Intelligence community Inspector General Michael Atkinson interviews second whistleblower
October 11, 2019 – Judicial Watch: Former Ukrainian ambassador Marie Yovanovitch testimony reveals she ordered State Dept. subordinates to monitor journalists, Trump allies
October 15, 2019 – Notes on George Kent’s closed-door testimony
October 22, 2019 – A transcript of William Taylor’s testimony against President Trump shows all of his evidence is hearsay
October 31, 2019 – NSC official Tim Morrison, tells Schiff nothing illegal took place In Trump call to Ukrainian president
November 8, 2019 – Judicial Watch conducts a review of WH visitor logs to learn who the hearsay whistleblower and DNC operative Alexandra Chalupa met
November 12, 2019 – DNC operative, Alexandra Chalupa is “itching to testify” in the House impeachment hearings
November 14, 2019 – Ukrainian MPs demand Zelensky, Trump investigate possible U.S./Ukraine corruption involving $7.4 billion
November 21, 2019 – Giuliani explains “massive pay-for-play” Soros-Ukraine scheme facilitated by US diplomats
November 22, 2019 – Rudy Giuliani sends a letter to Senator Graham outlining acting U.S ambassador to Ukraine Bill Taylor’s efforts to block witnesses
December 9, 2019 – Matt Gaetz questions ‘non-partisan’ Democratic general counsel for impeachment, Daniel Goldman, about ‘pee tape’ tweet against Trump
December 9, 2019 – The IG FISA report shows the Mueller team replicated FBI abuses
December 9, 2019 – The IG FISA Report reveals the main source of the Clinton/DNC/Steele dossier is the subject of an “open FBI counterintelligence investigation” – FISA court is not told
December 9, 2019 – The IG FISA report reveals Brennan lied to the House Intelligence Committee
December 20, 2019 – FISA Court Owes Some Answers
December 26, 2019 – Judicial Watch sues the CIA and DOJ for the communications of Eric Ciaramella
January 14, 2020 – Adam Schiff transmits newly “coordinated” evidence to Jerry Nadler to be included in the impeachment articles
January 16, 2020 – Flynn’s lawyer: Documents show prosecutors knew they pressed him to lie
January 20, 2020 – Joe Biden’s ‘conspiracy theory’ memo to U.S. media doesn’t match the facts
January 27, 2020 – Alan Dershowitz: “NOTHING” from Bolton revelations, even if true, would rise to level of abuse of power or impeachable offense
January 29, 2020 – Trump deputy counsel Patrick Philbin tells the Senate the hearsay “whistleblower” may have had a “conflict of interest” in filing his complaint
February 7, 2020 – IMF managing director, David Lipton steps down, paving way for Trump appointee
February 7, 2020 – Alexander Vindman and his brother Eugene, are escorted out of the White House
February 7, 2020 – President Trump fires U.S. ambassador to the EU, Gordon Sondland