Email Timeline Post Election 2016
Original Email Timeline – Pre-Election 2016
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May 03, 2000 - Secretary of State Madeline Albright chastises all State Department employees for being careless about security.
January 20, 2009 - Obama wins a battle to use a BlackBerry during his presidency.
June 01, 2009 - Colin Powell allegedly advises Clinton at a party to use private email, but nobody at the party later supports Clinton’s claim that this happens.
August 23, 2010 - An email forwarded to Clinton apparently reveals an aide to the leader of Afghanistan is being paid by the CIA.
January 13, 2015 - Clinton’s press secretary has “teed-up stories” for a New York Times reporter before and she has “never disappointed.”
February 01, 2015 - Clinton’s staff asks the New York Times and Wall Street Journal to report Hillary’s economic policies in a “progressive” light.
March 03, 2015 - A surge of hacking attempts follows the revelation of Clinton’s use of a private email server in the media.
June 17, 2016 - A Clinton biographer misquotes Colin Powell, making it seem he gave Clinton advice at a party to use her own email account.
June 28, 2016 - The House Benghazi Committee releases their final report, which lacks any new politically damaging revelations.
July 01, 2016 - Attorney General Loretta Lynch will accept whatever recommendations the FBI and career prosecutors give in the Clinton investigation.
July 02, 2016 - The FBI finally interviews Clinton as part of its email investigation.
July 03, 2016 - If Clinton is elected president, she may keep Lynch as attorney general.
July 05, 2016 - It appears Clinton’s emails include 29 at the “top secret” level, instead of the widely reported 22.
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 - Comey’s comments indicate it is “very likely” Clinton’s emails were hacked, but solid proof may never be found.
July 06, 2016 - Although Clinton’s aides won’t be indicted, they may lose their security clearances.
July 24, 2016 - Debbie Wasserman Schultz, head of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), resigns after a WikiLeaks release of DNC emails.
July 26, 2016 - US intelligence agencies have “high confidence” that the Russian government is behind the hack of DNC emails.
August 18, 2016 - August 18, 2016: Colin Powell allegedly recommended to Clinton that she should use a private email for non-classified communications.
August 23, 2016 - US officials believe hackers have been targeting the New York Times and other US news outlets, and the Russian government might be responsible.
September 02, 2016 - The FBI’s Clinton email investigation final report and its summary of her FBI interview are released.
September 13, 2016 - Colin Powell’s recently hacked emails are published.
October 07, 2016 - The US government formally accuses the Russian government of hacking and publishing emails related to US political entities.
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 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 30, 2016 - The FBI obtains a warrant for Huma Abedin’s recently discovered emails and immediately begins analyzing them.
October 31, 2016 - The FBI begins analyzing Huma Abedin’s newly discovered emails.
October 31, 2016 - The New York Times’ editorial board heavily criticizes “James Comey’s Big Mistake.”
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)