Email Timeline Post Election 2016
Original Email Timeline – Pre-Election 2016
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December 24, 2010 – Court forces release of Clinton Wikileaks discussion email that confirms State Dept knew about her email account
March 18, 2012 - An email chain shows Clinton asking help from Pagliano when she has trouble getting her emails.
September 12, 2012 – The day after the Benghazi attack in Libya, the Defense Intelligence Agency (Michael Flynn) releases a report saying the attack was planned 10 days in advance
September 12, 2012 – Defense, State Dept documents reveal Obama administration knew that al Qaeda terrorists planned Benghazi attack 10 days in advance
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
March 28, 2013 – Emails reveal Podesta Group’s work for Pro-Russia Ukrainian political party
September 10, 2013 – Records are sought for Clinton aide Huma Abedin’s multiple simultaneous jobs
May 19, 2014 – November 2015: Documents reveal an extensive relationship between dossier author Steele and top Obama State Dept. officials re Russia-Ukraine policy and sanctions
2014 – 2017: State Dept. official, Jonathan Winer, plays a key role in facilitating dossier author Christopher Steele’s access to other top government officials and business executives
January 1, 2015 – December 7, 2017: DOJ records show numerous Bruce Ohr communications with Fusion GPS and Christopher Steele
February 2015 – The Strange Case of McAuliffe & McCabe
January 30, 2016 – Strzok-Page emails show FBI officials using unsecured devices for sensitive data
February 18, 2016 – FBI documents show evidence of “cover-up” discussions related to Clinton emails and Platte River Networks
March 1, 2016 – Judicial Watch obtains Strzok-Page emails showing FBI’s special accommodation of Clinton email witnesses
March, 2016 – Newt Gingrich paid Judicial Watch to hunt for Clinton server hack
April 05, 2016 - April 5, 2016: Huma Abedin gives hints about her multiple email accounts that the FBI fails to properly follow up on.
April 20, 2016 – Nellie Ohr deletes emails from her husband’s Justice Department email account
May 05, 2016 - Some of Clinton’s emails may remain private because of a legal precedent involving former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger.
June 10, 2016 – The Justice Department grants immunity to Clinton’s lawyer who destroyed 33,000 emails
June 27, 2016 - Former President Bill Clinton has an “accidental” meeting with Attorney General Loretta Lynch, causing a political storm.
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.
July 1, 2016 – Newly released FBI emails re Clinton-Lynch tarmac meeting, reveals an unnamed official in the FBI security division who writes, “Our job is to protect the boss from harm and embarrassment.”
July 08, 2016 - Judicial Watch asks to depose Clinton and two others in a civil suit.
July 18, 2016 - Clinton’s lawyer insists Clinton’s use of a private server was allowed by policy, despite clear evidence it wasn’t.
August 10, 2016 - Cheryl Mills answers additional questions she failed to answer in her deposition.
August 10, 2016 – FBI’s Peter Strozk, Lisa Page, Jonathan Moffa and others, discuss Seth Rich in mostly redacted emails
August 12, 2016 - The State Department will release all of Clinton’s work-related emails recovered by the FBI.
August 16-24, 2016 – New Strzok-Page emails reveal FBI gave special treatment to Clinton’s demands for email investigation information just before election
August 19, 2016 - A judge rules that Clinton can respond to a deposition with written answers instead of being questioned in person.
August 22, 2016 - The State Department is ordered to review nearly 15,000 Clinton emails for public release, but it is unclear how many of these are previously unreleased work-related emails.
August 26, 2016 – Newly released Strzok/Page emails reveal a discussion about Clinton intent and an apology during her FBI interview, but it is not in the 302 report
August 30, 2016 – A Comey email copied to Lisa Page reveals he visited the White House for two meetings, “both went well” and there was “great interest in what each of us is doing”
August 31, 2016 – A newly released Strzok/Page email reveals a discussion about a media report on FBI finding ‘hundreds and likely thousands’ of Clinton violations of the Federal Records Act
September 15, 2016 - More information about the emails between Clinton and Obama is made public.
September 23, 2016 - The FBI has recovered 5,600 of Clinton’s deleted emails, but only about 10 percent of those will be released before the presidential election.
September 26, 2016 – December 10, 2016 – Top Hoyer aide, Daniel Silverberg, coordinates Clinton/DNC/Steele dossier work with key State Dept officials, Victoria Nuland and Jonathan Winer
September 28 – October 30, 2016: Strzok’s ‘weiner timeline’ shows a month’s gap between Clinton email discovery and a search warrant
September 28, 2016 – November 6, 2016: A recap of how the FBI handles the Weiner laptop
October 13, 2016 – Lisa Page emails DoD and FBI officials regarding a quid pro quo offer from the State Department to the FBI
October 27, 2016 – Strzok’s ‘fingerprints’ are on Comey’s notification to Congress about the Weiner laptop
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
December 23, 2016 – Documents reveal Obama State Dept official Jonathan Winer, in contact with Russian embassy ‘Political Chief’ one month before Trump inauguration
January 19, 2017 – Documents reveal Obama State Department urgently provides classified ‘Russiagate’ documents to multiple senators immediately ahead of Trump inauguration
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
May 2, 2017 – New Huma Abedin emails reveal additional instances of Clinton sending and receiving classified emails through unsecure server
May 8-20, 2017 – Rod Rosenstein’s communications with Eric Holder, John Huber, other senior Obama officials and the media, at the same time he appoints Mueller
May 16, 2017 – A Judicial Watch FOIA lawsuit releases a new McCabe memo that offers new insight
June 5-13, 2017 – Special Counsel prosecutor, Andrew Weissmann, leads the hiring effort for the Mueller team
June 7, 2017 – The day before Comey testifies to congress, the FBI visits his home and collects four memos “as evidence”
January 4, 2018 – State Department releases 147 new Huma Abedin work-related emails found on Weiner laptop, at least 18 are classified
February 16, 2018 – Judicial Watch Sues State Department for Samantha Power Unmasking Documents
March 20, 2018 – Andrew McCabe is not charged for leaks and perjury because he was facing “unprecedented challengers [sic] and pressures”
April 14, 2018 – DOJ Inspector General’s Report #1 Outlines Exhaustive Political Corruption
April 25, 2018 – Judicial Watch: New Clinton Emails Reveal Classified Docs, Clinton Foundation Connections
May 2, 2018 – Abedin Emails Show Clinton Foundation-State Department Haiti Links
June 13, 2018 – Court sets hearing on motion to compel email testimony from Hillary Clinton
June 14, 2018 – The DOJ IG Report on the Clinton Email Investigation is released…Judicial Watch response
August 16, 2018 – Judicial Watch releases newly uncovered Clinton emails, 5 contain classified information
August 30, 2018 – The Justice Department discloses there were no FISA court hearings held on Carter Page warrants
August 31, 2018 – More on the Justice Department disclosing no FISA Court hearings held on Carter Page warrants
August 31, 2018 – The Justice department admits the FISC never held hearings on the Title 1 FISA application for Carter Page
September 11, 2018 – Judicial Watch sues to retrieve emails the FBI found on Anthony Weiner’s laptop
September 21, 2018 – Records show a DOJ effort to craft response to reports on Rosenstein wearing wire and invoking 25th Amendment
October 2, 2018 – Judicial Watch is representing former ONA analyst and whistleblower, Adam Lovinger, and sues Pentagon for records on ‘Spygate’ figure Stefan Halper
October 12, 2018 – Federal judge Royce Lamberth is ‘shocked’ Clinton aide Cheryl Mills was granted immunity by the Justice Department
November 14, 2018 – Court rules Hillary Clinton must answer more questions about her emails
December 3, 2018 – Judicial Watch sues for records of FBI meetings with Clinton-DNC law firm, Perkins Coie in 2016
December 6, 2018 – Federal Judge Royce C. Lamberth opens discovery into Clinton email usage
January 10, 2019 – Judicial Watch to depose former top officials involved in the Clinton email scandal
January 15, 2019 – Federal Court orders discovery on Clinton Email, Benghazi scandal
February 5 – 12, 2019 – The FBI met with ICIG re Clinton emails, notes of that meeting are reported missing and a CD of notes is found broken and inaccessible
March 21, 2019 – Judicial Watch uncovers more classified emails on Clinton’s unsecure server
April 16, 2019 – Judicial watch files a FOIA lawsuit against the DOJ for records of communications and payments between the FBI and Christopher Steele
April 23, 2019 – FBI official, Bill Priestap, admits Hillary Clinton’s emails were found in Obama White House
May 06, 2019 – Former Asst. Sec. of State for Diplomatic Security testifies under oath that he warned Hillary Clinton twice about unsecure BlackBerrys and personal emails
June 3, 2019 – Former State official testifies he warned about Clinton email issues and was concerned about interference with classified Clinton Benghazi emails
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
June 25, 2019 – Judicial Watch Sues CIA for Inspector General’s report on Mena, Arkansas, airport drug, arms smuggling allegations
August 6, 2019 – Judicial Watch obtains records of 14 referrals of FBI employees for leaking sensitive or classified information
August 8, 2019 – Bruce Ohr 302 reports released
August 14, 2019 – Pentagon analyst and whistleblower Adam S. Lovinger is cleared on allegations of leaking to the media and mishandling classified information
August 16, 2019 – Judge orders FBI to search for additional Christopher Steele records
August 19, 2019 – A Federal judge issues a supplemental order for the FBI to conduct a search for Steele/FBI communications, post-dating Steele’s work for the FBI
August 21, 2019 – Judicial Watch will seek the deposition of Hillary Clinton and Cheryl Mills
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
September 09, 2019 – The Justice Department seeks McCabe’s text messages on FBI probe; former FBI agent Jeffrey Danik filed a FOIA two years ago for same communications
September 18, 2019 – Judicial Watch files a FOIA lawsuit for the records of FBI Special Agent Michael Gaeta
October 3, 2019 – Judicial Watch files a FOIA lawsuit for records about the firing of Ukraine’s top prosecutor at VP Biden’s insistence
October 11, 2019 – Judicial Watch: Former Ukrainian ambassador Marie Yovanovitch testimony reveals she ordered State Dept. subordinates to monitor journalists, Trump allies
October 23, 2019 – Judicial Watch: The State Department uses a Soros-linked social media tracking tool to monitor journalists, Trump allies and it’s called Crowdtangle
October 29, 2019 – Judicial Watch obtains emails between Bruce Ohr, Peter Strzok and Lisa Page —DOJ is still withholding a majority of these communications
November 8, 2019 – Judicial Watch conducts a review of WH visitor logs to learn who the hearsay whistleblower and DNC operative Alexandra Chalupa met
December 5, 2019 – The DOJ can’t release Awan documents in a Judicial Watch FOIA lawsuit because they are related to an ongoing “sealed criminal matter”
December 20, 2019 – Judicial Watch sues Rep. Schiff and the House Intelligence Committee for phone subpoenas targeting Trump and his associates
December 26, 2019 – Judicial Watch sues the CIA and DOJ for the communications of Eric Ciaramella