WE KNEW A LOT; MUELLER KNEW MORE: TRUMP-RUSSIA TIMELINE UPDATE FROM VOLUME ONE OF MUELLER’S REPORT

Thanks to investigative reporters, the public learned a lot about the Trump-Russia scandal long before special counsel Robert Mueller issued his report. But the report itself reveals that he knew much more. The latest update to the Trump-Russia Timeline at Dan Rather’s News & Guts and at Just Security. incorporates new information from Volume I of Mueller’s report.

Coming soon: Updates based on Volume II (Obstruction).

Here’s a complete list of the Volume I items. The individual entry titles alone tell a story. Interspersing them with the existing Timeline entries makes the saga even more fascinating. And it’s not a narrative of innocence.

NEW: MAR. 29-30, 2016: Manafort/Gates Memo to Ukrainian Oligarchs

NEW: MAR. 31, 2016: Kushner Finds a Venue for Trump’s First Major Foreign Policy Speech

NEW: BEFORE APR. 12, 2016: Russians Have Gained Access to DCCC Computer Network

NEW: MID-APRIL 2016: Simes Helps Miller Write Trump’s Foreign Policy Speech

NEW: APR. 18, 2016: Russians Gain Access to DNC Computers

NEW: BEGINNING APR. 19, 2016 to ELECTION DAY: Russians Purchase Social Media Ads Explicitly Endorsing Trump (in place of previous entry: APRIL TO NOVEMBER 2016: Russians Buy Pro-Trump Ads)

NEW: BY APR. 19, 2016: Russians Begin Planning Release of Stolen DCCC and DNC Documents

NEW: NEW: APRIL 25, 2016: GRU Exfiltrates Data from DCCC’s File On The 2016 Election

REVISED: APR. 25, 2016: Papadopoulos Informs Stephen Miller About Russia Contacts

REVISED: APR. 27, 2016: Papadopoulos Continues Reporting to Trump Campaign

REVISED: APRIL 27, 2016: Trump Delivers First Major Foreign Policy Speech

NEW: MAY 7, 2016: Manafort and Kilimnik Meet in New York

NEW: DAYS BEFORE JUNE 9, 2016: Don Jr. Says He Has a Lead on Negative Info on Clinton

NEW: JUNE 12, 2016: Assange Claims to Have Clinton Emails

NEW: JUNE 14, 2016: Russians Contact WikiLeaks About Coordinating Release of Stolen Emails

REVISED: JUNE 19, 2016: Papadopoulos’ Russia Push Continues

NEW: JUNE 22, 2016: WikiLeaks Contacts Guccifer 2.0 About Stolen Emails

NEW: JULY 14, 2016: Guccifer 2.0 Sends WikiLeaks Encrypted File

REVISED: ON OR SHORTLY AFTER JULY 22, 2016: Someone Directs ‘Senior Trump Campaign Official’ to Contact Stone About Additional WikiLeaks Releases; Trump Campaign Planning Strategy Based on Possible Releases

NEW: AFTER JULY 27, 2016: Trump Asks Individuals Affiliated With Campaign to Find Deleted Clinton Emails

NEW: AUG. 23, 2016: Millian Message to Papadopoulos Re: ‘Disruptive Technology’

NEW: AUG. 28, 2016: Smith Emails Clovis and Others About Search for Clinton Emails

NEW: OCT. 15, 2016: Smith Emails Flynn About Search for Clinton Emails

NEW: NOV. 14, 2016: Papadopoulos and Millian Meet in Chicago

REVISED: DEC. 28-29, 2016: Flynn Discusses New Sanctions With Kislyak

NEW: DEC. 30, 2016: McFarland Memo Summarizes Flynn Discussions With Kislyak

REVISED: JAN. 3-4, 2017: Erik Prince Meets with George Nader About Dmitriev

NEW: JAN. 8, 2017: Nader Says Bannon Designated Prince to Meet Dmitriev

REVISED: JAN. 11, 2017: Prince Meets With Putin Associate in the Seychelles; Then Tells Contradictory Stories

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