THE TRUMP-RUSSIA TIMELINE: UPDATES THROUGH OCT. 9, 2017

Lost in the controversy over the “Steele dossier” is an important fact: Key aspects of Christopher Steele’s investigation turned out to be true.

Here’s a list of what we added with our Oct. 9 update:

Additions to our main Trump-Russia Timeline:

  • Sept. 10, 2013: US Attorney Bharara Files Prevezon Case
  • Early August 2016: Steele Gives the FBI Documents About Alleged Trump-Russia Connections
  • June 9, 2016: Don Jr., Manafort, Kushner Meet With Russian Lawyer [revision of previous entry]
  • Oct. 31, 2016: David Corn Breaks ‘Steele Dossier’ Story
  • Dec. 9, 2016: McCain Delivers ‘Steele Dossier’ to FBI Director Comey
  • Jan. 6, 2017: CIA, FBI, NSA: ‘Putin Ordered an Influence Campaign in 2016’ [revision of previous entry]
  • Jan. 10, 2017: BuzzFeed Publishes ‘Steele Dossier’
  • Jan. 10, 2017: Trump Dismisses ‘Steele Dossier’ as ‘Fake News’
  • Jan. 11, 2017: Trump Blasts ‘Steele Dossier’
  • Jan. 11, 2017: Trump Tweets About BuzzFeed and Russia
  • Jan. 11, 2017: WSJ Identifies Author of ‘Steele Dossier’
  • Jan. 13, 2017: Trump Dismisses Steele as ‘Failed Spy’ Promoting ‘Fake News’
  • Jan. 14, 2017: Trump Tweets About ‘Steele Dossier’
  • Jan. 15, 2017: Trump: ‘We Should Trust Putin’; Blasts Steele
  • March 10, 2017: Trump Fires US Attorney Preet Bharara and 45 Other US Attorneys [revision of previous entry]
  • March 21, 2017: Magnitsky’s Lawyer Suffers Severe Injuries [revision of previous entry]
  • May 12, 2017: DOJ Settles Civil Russian Money Laundering Case; Criminal Case Continues [revision of previous entry]
  • Summer 2017: Mueller Interviews Steele
  • July 2017: Nunes’ Aide Sends Staffers to Contact Steele
  • Oct. 6, 2017: Steele Talking to Senate Intelligence Committee

Additions to our timeline of the Comey firing:

  • Dec. 9, 2016: McCain Delivers ‘Steele Dossier’ to FBI Director Comey
  • Summer 2017: Mueller Interviews Steele

Additions to our Kushner Timeline:

  • June 9, 2016: Don Jr., Manafort, Kushner Meet With Russian Lawyer [revision of previous entry]
  • May 12, 2017: DOJ Settles Civil Russian Money Laundering Case; Criminal Case Continues [revision of previous entry]

Here’s a list of what we added with our Oct. 7 update:

Additions to our main Trump-Russia Timeline:

  • June 14, 2016: Rohrabacher’s Request to Show Pro-Russia Film During House Committee Hearing is Denied
  • Nov. 8, 2016: Election Day Troubles [revision of previous entry]
  • April 11, 2017: Rohrabacher Meets with Rinat Akhmetshin in Berlin
  • Oct. 3, 2017: Mueller Researching Limits of Presidential Pardon Power
  • Oct. 4, 2017: Interim Press Conference with Senate Intelligence Committee Chair and Vice-chair
  • Oct. 4, 2017: Senate Intelligence Committee Leaders Announce Briefing; Trump Tweets
  • Oct. 5, 2017: Trump Tweets

Additions to our timeline of the Comey firing:

  • Oct. 3, 2017: Mueller Researching Limits of Presidential Pardon Power
  • Oct. 4, 2017: Interim Press Conference with Senate Intelligence Committee Chair and Vice-chair

Additions to our Kushner Timeline:

  • Nov. 8, 2016: Election Day Troubles [revision of previous entry]

Here’s a list of what we added with our Oct. 2 update:

Additions to our main Trump-Russia Timeline:

  • October 2015: Cohen Receives Proposal for Moscow Residential Project
  • March 31, 2016: Trump Meets with Foreign Policy Advisers
  • April 11, 2016: Manafort to Russian Business Associate: ‘How Do We Use to Get Whole?’
  • June 2016: Sater Emails Cohen About Attending Russian International Economic Forum
  • July 7, 2016: Manafort Offers to Brief Oligarch Close to Putin [revision of previous entry]
  • July 18, 2016: Trump Campaign Successfully Changes GOP Platform on Ukraine [revision of previous entry]
  • June 15, 2017: Pence Hires Outside Attorney, Says He Will Cooperate with Mueller [revision of previous entry]
  • June 15, 2017: Reports: Mueller Is Investigating Kushner; McGahn Worries About Kushner-Trump Meetings
  • July 15, 2017: White House Hires Attorney for Trump-Russia Matters [revision of previous entry]
  • Sept. 28, 2017: Mueller Interviews NSC Chief of Staff Kellogg
  • Sept. 28, 2017: Senators are Concerned that Trump May Not Enforce New Russia Sanctions
  • Sept. 29, 2017: Fox News: Investigators Reviewing March 2016 Meeting of Trump Campaign’s National Security Advisers

Additions to our timeline of the Comey firing:

  • June 15, 2017: Pence Hires Outside Attorney, Says He Will Cooperate with Mueller [revision of previous entry]
  • Sept. 28, 2017: Mueller Interviews NSC Chief of Staff Kellogg
  • Sept. 29, 2017: Fox News: Investigators Reviewing March 2016 Meeting of Trump Campaign’s National Security Advisers

Additions to our Kushner Timeline:

  • June 15, 2017: Reports: Mueller Is Investigating Kushner; McGahn Worries About Kushner-Trump Meetings
  • July 15, 2017: White House Hires Attorney for Trump-Russia Matters [revision of previous entry]

Additions to our Pence Timeline:

  • June 15, 2017: Pence Hires Outside Attorney, Says He Will Cooperate with Mueller [revision of previous entry]

2 thoughts on “THE TRUMP-RUSSIA TIMELINE: UPDATES THROUGH OCT. 9, 2017

    • I don’t disagree with advice to use caution with the “Steele Dossier.” But the issue isn’t whether it’s 100% accurate. Trump’s team dismissed the entire 35-page document as a “hoax” and “fake news.” Yet as more evidence seeped out (despite Trump’s effort to block the truth), some of Steele’s core findings turned out to be true. As the author of your cited article notes, “To sum up, there’s every reason to think Team Trump colluded with the Russians in 2016,….”

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