Oct 19: During the final debate, Clinton says Trump would be Putin’s “puppet” if elected and rebukes his call to hack her email.
“You encouraged espionage against our people.” Jan 15: Incoming White House chief of staff Reince Priebus says Trump has confidence in the FBI director: “We have had a great relationship with him over the last several weeks.
Within an hour, Wiki Leaks begins releasing several thousand emails stolen from Podesta. Oct 12: The reports the FBI suspects Russian intelligence hacked Podesta’s emails.
Stone tells a Miami TV station that he has “back-channel communications” with Assange.
Trump’s letter says he was prompted by Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who wrote a three-page memo critical of Comey’s handling of the Clinton probe.
Trump’s letter also claims Comey personally absolved him on three separate occasions.
Help us investigate the Russia scandal with a tax-deductible donation today.Sept 26: In the first presidential debate, Trump suggests the DNC hack could be the work of China or “somebody sitting on their bed that weighs 400 pounds.” Oct 1: Stone tweets, “Wednesday @Hillary Clinton is done.#Wikileaks.” video emerges in which Trump brags about sexually assaulting women. Oct 11: The Obama White House announces it is considering retaliation against Russia for cyberattacks.July 5: FBI Director James Comey announces the bureau found no evidence to support criminal charges against Hillary Clinton for her use of a private email server as secretary of state. #Rigged System.” July 22: Three days before the Democratic convention, Wiki Leaks publishes nearly 20,000 hacked DNC emails.But he adds that Clinton and her staff were “extremely careless” in their handling of classified information. Some indicate that party officials favored Clinton over Bernie Sanders, including Debbie Wasserman Schultz, who resigns as party chair.April 2016: The Democratic National Committee contacts the FBI about suspicious computer activity and hires cybersecurity firm Crowd Strike, which ties the hacking to Russian intelligence.