Email Timeline Post Election 2016
Original Email Timeline – Pre-Election 2016
August 11, 2015 - The State Department won’t reveal which Clinton aides used her private server or other non-government accounts.
May 05, 2016 - Some of Clinton’s emails may remain private because of a legal precedent involving former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger.
May 26, 2016 - State Department official John Bentel denies all allegations of wrongdoing in an FBI interview.
July 02, 2016 - Clinton’s FBI interview is attended by Cheryl Mills and others who have an obvious conflict of interest.
July 05, 2016 - A US Court of Appeals rules that work-related emails stored privately are still subject to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests.
July 06, 2016 - A former FBI assistant director believes Comey could have indicted Clinton for gross negligence, but introduced an intent element that doesn’t apply.
July 06, 2016 - The Justice Department won’t pursue an indictment against Clinton, ending the FBI’s Clinton investigation.
July 07, 2016 - Clinton won’t face punishment if she wins the presidency, but some of her former aides could.
July 07, 2016 - Comey says he didn’t recommend Clinton be charged because he couldn’t prove intent, despite the gross negligence law.
July 07, 2016 - The non-prosecution of Clinton could make it more difficult to get convictions in other cases.
July 07, 2016 - FBI Director Comey suggests Clinton would be punished if she still were a government official.
July 07, 2016 - FBI Director Comey claims David Petraeus’ security violations were more serious than Clinton’s.
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 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 30, 2016 - The State Department says that around 30 Clinton emails discovered by the FBI could relate to Benghazi.
September 01, 2016 - The Romanian hacker known as Guccifer is sentenced to four years and three months in prison.
September 09, 2016 - A former Justice Department official criticizes how the FBI permitted legally questionable behavior by Cheryl Mills during its Clinton email investigation.
September 12, 2016 - Pagliano indicates he will plead the Fifth again, despite a subpoena to testify before Congress.
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 30, 2016 - The FBI obtains a warrant for Huma Abedin’s recently discovered emails and immediately begins analyzing them.
October 31, 2016 - The White House stays out of the controversy about Comey’s decision to reopen the Clinton email investigation.