Email Timeline Post Election 2016
Original Email Timeline – Pre-Election 2016
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January 01, 2006 - Justin Cooper provides computer help to Clinton and her aides well before Clinton becomes secretary of state.
September 01, 2008 - It is decided to replace Clinton’s first private server with a larger server built by Pagliano.
January 12, 2009 - Huma Abedin allegedly wants Clinton’s email account on a private server and not on a server that is managed by someone else, so that is what is arranged.
January 21, 2009 - Evidence suggests Clinton regularly keeps her BlackBerry stored inside a secure area against regulations, but she will later deny this.
January 21, 2009 - Hundreds of Clinton’s emails are printed out by a Bill Clinton staffer; he may have a relevant security clearance.
January 21, 2009 - Clinton may regularly carry two mobile devices at once, although she will later claim otherwise.
January 21, 2009 - Clinton uses 11 different BlackBerrys and four iPads while she is secretary of state.
January 21, 2009 - Clinton’s frequently discarded BlackBerrys are sometimes destroyed and sometimes disappear.
March 01, 2009 - Clinton’s personal email server is replaced; she will use the new one for the rest of her term as secretary of state.
March 22, 2009 - Clinton writes about designing a system for how her documents are handled by the State Department.
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 18, 2009 - During an overseas trip, Abedin reveals in an email that she has left Clinton’s daily schedule in an unlocked hotel room.
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 4, 2010 – A Dept of State FOIA doc release reveals an email from Doug Band to Huma Abedin that suggests pay to play and the Clinton Foundation
August 02, 2010 - Clinton suggests letting someone working for her aide’s husband to send her a secure phone.
December 24, 2010 – Court forces release of Clinton Wikileaks discussion email that confirms State Dept knew about her email account
November 16, 2011 – A memo from Bill Clinton aide, Doug Band, describes how Teneo Holdings raises money for Clinton interests and reinforces ethics concerns
June 2012 – Ukrainian oligarch Victor Pinchuk, is invited to the Clintons home during the final year of her secretary of state tenure
June 28, 2012 - Clinton sends President Obama an email from on or above Russian soil; Obama uses a pseudonym for his email address.
September 6, 2012 – An email reveals the Clintons cozy relationship with the repressive Sultan of Brunei
March 01, 2013 - A back-up of all of Clinton’s emails are put onto a laptop and then forgotten about.
May 28, 2013 - Clinton sends an email containing classified information despite having left the State Department.
September 10, 2013 – Records are sought for Clinton aide Huma Abedin’s multiple simultaneous jobs
November 01, 2014 - Clinton’s emails are copied to a different server, but the FBI will never check if that server had any of her work-related emails.
December 01, 2014 - Clinton finally stops using the clintonemail.com domain and server for her daily emails.
December 02, 2014 - The House Benghazi Committee asks Clinton for all Benghazi-related emails from her personal email address.
December 10, 2014 - The manager of Clinton’s private server asks for Internet advice on how to keep copies of some of Clinton’s personal emails after changing a setting to delete them all.
March 06, 2015 - Clinton’s campaign is slow to grasp the seriousness of her email controversy.
March 08, 2015 - Someone deletes email accounts other than Clinton’s from Clinton’s private server.
March 23, 2015 - Clinton meets Obama at the White House, their first meeting since Clinton’s email controversy began.
March 30, 2015 – Ukraine oligarch Victor Pinchuk who donated $29 million to Clinton Foundation demands a meeting with Bill Clinton to discuss the Maidan failure
July 27, 2015 – Emails reveal Clinton campaign is coordinating with supposed nonprofit watchdog, Media Matters and Correct the Record
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 16, 2015 - Clinton had access to a secure cell phone when she traveled, but usually used her unsecure BlackBerry instead.
October 16, 2015 - Clinton had trouble with her secure fax machines. so she only used them “very little.”
October 16, 2015 - Huma Abedin is interviewed under oath; she claims she knew Clinton exclusively used a private email address, but very few other State Department officials did.
April 05, 2016 - April 5, 2016: Huma Abedin gives hints about her multiple email accounts that the FBI fails to properly follow up on.
May 01, 2016 - The State Department won’t say if Clinton’s former top aides have kept their security clearances or not.
June 28, 2016 - Clinton’s top aide Huma Abedin is deposed in a civil suit; she says Clinton didn’t want her personal emails accessible by anybody.
June 28, 2016 – Huma Abedin testifies she ‘didn’t experience the notion’ of Clinton’s private server…Justin Cooper testifies Abedin helped him set the server up
June 28, 2016 - Huma Abedin admits she worked on “Clinton family matters” while she was working at the State Department.
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 - 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 comments about the security of her classified reading rooms contradict other evidence and testimony.
July 06, 2016 - Although Clinton’s aides won’t be indicted, they may lose their security clearances.
July 07, 2016 - The State Department resumes its Clinton email investigation.
July 21, 2016 - The FBI begins sending thousands of recovered Clinton emails to the State Department.
August 29, 2016 - Huma Abedin initiates a divorce after her husband is caught in a sex scandal; this will have an impact on Clinton’s email controversy.
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.
September 02, 2016 - Cheryl Mills and Huma Abedin denied they knew about the existence of Clinton’s private server, despite evidence otherwise.
September 26, 2016 – DOJ IG report: A “trove” of emails covering Clinton’s entire tenure as SoS, are on the Weiner laptop
September 27, 2016 – DOJ OIG report on Clinton-related emails on Weiner laptop to Southern District of New York (SDNY)
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 – November 6, 2016: Did the FBI investigate the Abedin/Clinton emails on the Weiner laptop?
September 28 – October 30, 2016: Strzok’s ‘weiner timeline’ shows a month’s gap between Clinton email discovery and a search warrant
October 03, 2016 - The FBI seizes the electronic devices of Huma Abedin’s husband in a sex scandal case, which will lead to the reopening of the Clinton email investigation.
October 3, 2016 – The FBI’s Executive Assistant Director, Randy Coleman, documents his review of the Weiner laptop
October 15, 2016 - Comey is first told that FBI investigators have discovered previously unknown emails belonging to Clinton aide Huma Abedin.
October 27, 2016 - Comey is briefed and decides to announce the reopening of the FBI’s Clinton email investigation, but Justice Department officials are strongly opposed.
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.”
October 28, 2016 - Democrats criticize Comey’s announcement regarding the FBI’s discovery of new information relevant to the Clinton email investigation.
October 28, 2016 - Republicans applaud Comey’s announcement regarding the FBI’s discovery of new information relevant to the Clinton email investigation.
October 29, 2016 - Clinton encourages Comey to release all the information the FBI has that led him to reopen the Clinton email investigation.
October 29, 2016 - The FBI does have a Clinton Foundation investigation, and Huma Abedin’s newly discovered emails could be useful to it.
October 29, 2016 - It is said there is “no chance” the FBI will be able to finish reviewing newly discovered emails before the US presidential election.
October 29, 2016 - Both Republican and Democratic senators want more information from the FBI about the reopening of the Clinton email investigation.
October 30, 2016 - Podesta claims that Huma Abedin has been fully cooperative and she doesn’t know any more than media reports.
October 30, 2016 - The FBI obtains a warrant for Huma Abedin’s recently discovered emails and immediately begins analyzing them.
October 30, 2016 - 650,000 emails have allegedly been recently discovered by the FBI, many belonging to Huma Abedin, though many could be duplicates or unrelated.
October 31, 2016 - Huma Abedin has no idea how her emails got on her husband’s computer, according to her lawyer.
October 31, 2016 - FBI investigators believe some newly discovered Huma Abedin emails were deleted from Clinton’s private server before the FBI took possession of it.
October 31, 2016 - The FBI begins analyzing Huma Abedin’s newly discovered emails.
November 01, 2016 - The FBI never asked Clinton’s aides for all their computers and mobile devices.
November 02, 2016 - Suspicions of partisan political decisions has been causing increasing conflict within both the FBI and Justice Department, as well as between them.
November 03, 2016 - Previously unknown Huma Abedin emails relevant to the FBI’s Clinton email investigation have been found on her husband’s computer.
November 03, 2016 - It is alleged Comey told Congress about reopening the FBI’s Clinton investigation at least partially due to fears of leaks from the FBI’s New York office.
November 6, 2016 – James Comey closes case on Clinton’s emails found on Weiner 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
May 14, 2017 – “Onward Together” Inside Hillary’s Latest Political Tax Scandal
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
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 3, 2018: FBI Vault Release – FBI requested data forensics on Huma Abedin/Clinton laptop after the 2016 Election, not before…
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
November 28, 2018 – Trump retweets a meme that says, “Now that Russia collusion is a proven lie, when do the trials for treason begin?”
November 29, 2018 – A Clinton Foundation donor is charged for defrauding military contracts, illegal commerce and money laundering
April 23, 2019 – FBI official, Bill Priestap, admits Hillary Clinton’s emails were found in Obama White House
June 18, 2019 – Judicial Watch releases transcript of Justin Cooper’s deposition – Cheryl Mills communicates with him a week prior to testimony
October 9, 2019 – FBI agent: We found ‘ten times’ as many Hillary emails as James Comey publicly claimed
February 17, 2020 – Ex-DOJ official named In FISA Abuse Report signs petition calling on William Barr to resign
March 10, 2020 – Judicial Watch sues State Department for text messages of Hillary Clinton and Huma Abedin