Email Timeline Post Election 2016
Original Email Timeline – Pre-Election 2016
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June 01, 2013 - Clinton’s server is relocated and then replaced by a new server, but the old server keeps running.
December 01, 2013 - Clinton’s old server, no longer being used, is turned off.
February 01, 2014 - A laptop containing all of Clinton’s emails from one year earlier is permanently lost in the mail.
July 24, 2014 - The manager of Clinton’s server asks for help in a social media forum to remove Clinton’s address from her emails.
September 30, 2014 - Clinton’s lawyers are sent the rest of Clinton’s emails so they can finish sorting them.
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 - Copies of Clinton’s emails are deleted from the computers of two of Clinton’s lawyers.
December 06, 2014 - Clinton tells Mills she doesn’t need her “personal” emails, resulting in Mills telling those managing Clinton’s server to delete them.
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.
December 11, 2014 - The person who will later delete Clinton’s emails refers to a “Hillary cover-up operation,” which might or might not be a joke.
March 03, 2015 - The employee who will later delete all of Clinton’s emails is asked about what Clinton emails might be turned over.
March 09, 2015 - An email from Cheryl Mills warns a Platte River Networks employee that Clinton’s emails should be preserved, but he will delete them all later in the month anyway.
March 25, 2015 - A conference call precedes the permanent deletion of Clinton’s “personal” emails.
March 26, 2015 – In Paul Combetta’s preparation to delete and then transfer the rest of Hillary Clinton’s emails, he first sent them to a dummy Gmail address with a name similar to a business in China
March 26, 2015 - A Platte River Networks employee allegedly deletes all of Clinton’s emails and then wipes them to prevent their recovery, despite apparently having no clear order to do so.
March 31, 2015 - An Internet cloud back-up of Clinton’s server is deleted at this time, despite the company managing the server seemingly not knowing the cloud copy exists.
March 31, 2015 - A Platte River Networks employee talks to two of Clinton’s lawyers shortly after deleting and wiping all of Clinton’s emails from her server.
August 01, 2015 - The company managing Clinton’s private server learns that another company has been making back-up copies of all the server data in the Internet “cloud” since 2013.
August 08, 2015 - The company that manages Clinton’s server gives a presentation to Congressional investigators but fails to mention the deletion and wiping of Clinton’s emails.
August 12, 2015 - The company managing Clinton’s private server is worried they will be blamed for a change of policy that results in the deletion of Clinton’s emails.
August 21, 2015 - An email reveals that every employee of the company managing Clinton’s private server can access the server through the Internet.
September 01, 2015 - Employees at the company managing Clinton’s server are interviewed by the FBI.
October 19, 2015 - An invoice shows the company managing Clinton’s server has billed Clinton for legal and PR expenses, but Clinton allegedly never gets the invoice.
October 23, 2015 - A computer company tells the FBI that its back-up copy of Clinton’s private server data was deleted in late March 2015.
February 18, 2016 - A Platte River Networks employee is interviewed twice by the FBI and gives contradictory answers.
April 09, 2016 - April 9, 2016: Cheryl Mills tells the FBI she never knew Clinton’s emails got deleted.
June 10, 2016 – The FBI/DOJ and Cheryl Mill’s attorney, Beth Wilkinson, together write and agree to rules that grossly limits the scope of the Clinton email investigation
July 02, 2016 - Clinton tells the FBI she never knew her emails got deleted.
July 12, 2016 - Congressional Republicans threatens subpoenas if the company that managed Clinton’s server fails to agree to employee interviews.
September 02, 2016 - The FBI’s Clinton email investigation final report and its summary of her FBI interview are released.
September 06, 2016 - Representative Chaffetz asks a federal prosecutor to determine if Clinton and/or members of her staff played a role in deleting her emails from her private server.
September 06, 2016 - Representative Chaffetz warns the person who managed Clinton’s server could face charges, and he also is puzzled by an assertion of attorney-client privilege.
September 08, 2016 - The FBI gave an immunity deal to the computer employee who deleted and wiped Clinton’s emails.
September 08, 2016 - The Denver Post editorial board suggests the deletion of Clinton emails is a “fishy story.”
September 09, 2016 - A Congressperson serves the FBI a subpoena for all the unredacted interviews from the FBI’s Clinton investigation.
September 09, 2016 - Congressional committees order five people involved with the management of Clinton’s private server to speak in a public hearing.
September 09, 2016 - Representative Gowdy says the FBI “gave immunity to the very person you would most want to prosecute.”
September 12, 2016 - Senator Grassley accuses the FBI of manipulating which information about the Clinton email investigation becomes public in order to hide certain events.
September 13, 2016 - Two former managers of Clinton’s private server plead the Fifth before a Congressional hearing; one other fails to appear at all.
September 16, 2016 - Internet sleuths discover social media posts by the manager of Clinton’s server that could impact the investigation of Clinton’s email usage.
September 19, 2016 - Paul Combetta is recorded deleting his Reddit posts.
September 19, 2016 - Internet sleuths discover many similarities between Paul Combetta and ‘stonetear’
September 19, 2016 - A House panel is looking into Combetta’s post about Clinton’s email server.
September 20, 2016 - Congressional Republicans press for more documents from the FBI’s Clinton investigation.
September 23, 2016 - Three more people were given immunity deals in the FBI’s Clinton investigation.
September 28, 2016 - Comey isn’t sure if the FBI was aware of Paul Combetta’s Reddit posts and won’t comment if Combetta committed a crime by deleting them.
September 28, 2016 - FBI Director James Comey denies Paul Combetta attempted to cover up Clinton’s emails.
September 28, 2016 - FBI Director James Comey thinks Paul Combetta is the Reddit user “stonetear.”
October 05, 2016 - The Justice Department allegedly made immunity side deals that ordered the destruction of key evidence and limited what the FBI could search.
October 12, 2016 - An unnamed high-ranking FBI official claims that the “vast majority” of agents working on the FBI’s Clinton email investigation believe Clinton should have been indicted.
October 30, 2016 - Former Attorney General Mukasey claims Comey is in a no-win situation due to his earlier failure to pursue a vigorous Clinton email investigation.
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
April 15, 2020 – Judicial Watch subpoenas Google in Hillary Clinton email lawsuit