<THREAD> Consider how much foreign interference and – let’s just say it – treason has been revealed in the last eight weeks alone.
Here’s a timeline. (Eric Garland)
Some events speak for themselves, others portend future revelations.
7/18 Epstein remanded to custody at Rikers awaiting trial for sex trafficking.
7/23 Lt. Gen. Mike Flynn’s Turkish business partner Bijan Kian convicted at EDVA for working on behalf of Turkey without registering.
7/23 DIRFBI Wray testifies that China is America’s greatest counterintelligence threat, especially when it comes to economic espionage.
7/24 Robert S. Mueller III testifies for hours before House Judiciary and House Intel committees.
7/25 Epstein found injured in cell at Rikers.
7/25 Governor of Puerto Rico, Julio Ricardo Varela, announces his resignation.
7/25 Major Trump lobbyist and fundraiser Brian Ballard and former Florida AG Pam Bondi register FARA for Qatar.
7/25 L Brands (Victoria’s Secret, etc.) CEO Les Wexner retains law firm to “review” relationship with Jeffrey Epstein.
7/25 Senate Select Committee on Intelligence publishes report on full scale of Russian attacks on United States election infrastructure.
7/25 Federal Trade Commission files Complaint against Cambridge Analytica.
7/25 House Oversight votes to obtain private communications from Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump.
7/26 Pilots for Jeffrey Epstein subpoenaed.
7/26 IRS sends letters to 10,000 holders of cryptocurrencies about potential violations.
7/26 Rep Martha Roby (R-AL) announces retirement.
7/27 Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) opposes additional funding for House Oversight, of which he is Ranking Member.
7/28 Coats resigning soon as DNI, John Ratcliffe suggested as replacement. Ratcliffe was made US Attorney for EDTX by Michael Mukasey, unregistered FARA agent for Turkey (money laundering and black ops against Fetullah Gulen) …and Prevezon, the firm represented by Natalia Veselnitskaya – present at June 9, 2016 Trump Tower meeting – accused of laundering the theft of Bill Browder’s tax money to Russia, for which Sergei Magnitsky was murdered.
Ratcliffe left the US Attorney’s office to join FARA agent for Qatar and Malaysia John Ashcroft’s law firm, alongside Trump spokesman and Nigerian FARA agent Mark Corallo.
7/28 NYT reports that Trump partner Tom Barrack is under investigation for helping Saudi Arabia and UAE to influence U.S. nuclear policy toward the Middle East, as well as changing the GOP 2016 platform to keeping pages related to Saudi Arabia’s role in 9/11 attacks classified.
UAE suggested edits to Trump’s 2016 “America First” policy speech through Barrack and campaign chair Paul Manafort.
7/29 Trump signs 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Bill.
7/29 Rep. Cummings releases House Oversight documents about corporate and foreign attempts to influence U.S. nuclear policy toward Saudi Arabia.
IP3 International and Barrack’s Colony Capital collaborated with (Kushner funder) Leon Black’s Apollo and Trump donor Steve Scharzman’s Blackstone to acquire Westinghouse in order to nuclearize the Middle East without requiring a pledge to keep from making nuclear weapons.
7/30 Republican election fraud in North Carolina (NC-09) ends in multiple indictments.
7/30 Judge at SDNY dismisses DNC lawsuit against Trump, Russia, et al. with prejudice because foreign powers cannot be sued in civil court.
7/31 Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission announces investigation into casinos, Chinese organized crime, and Chinese intelligence service influence Ops in Australia.
7/31 Chinese billionaire indicted by US Attorney’s Office CDCA, faces 465 years in prison for money laundering, scheme to smuggle aluminum into the United States.
7/31 Trump calls Putin to discuss helping to fight Siberian “wildfires.” White House offers no readout; Kremlin readout says Trump promised a return to fully bilateral Russian-American diplomatic relations.
7/31 FVEY intelligence alliance announces inititiative to hold tech firms accountable for global child rape trade.
8/1 New York Attorney General announces one-year change in law starting August 14 allowing victims to report sex crimes irrespective of when they occurred.
8/1 Boris Johnson ally Sir Lynton Crosby revealed to be behind Facebook disinformation campaigns, not just for Brexit, but for Saudi Arabia and Malaysia as well.
8/2 John Ratcliffe removes name for consideration as Director of National Intelligence.
8/2 US pulls out of Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty.
8/6 Jon Huntsman resigns as U.S. Ambassador to Russia.
8/6 Reps. Nadler and Johnson request that National Archives release records related to Brett Kavanaugh’s White House service from 2001-2006.
8/7 Australian and New Zealand announce partnership with NATO.
8/10 Jeffrey Epstein dead from apparent suicide in jail cell at Rikers.
8/12 Russia reports explosion of nuclear reactor in White Sea.
8/12 Melania Trump friend Stephanie Wilson Wolkoff hands over documents about her $35 million work on the Trump inauguration to DC Attorney General.
8/12 ODNI complaint filed over urgent matter that needs to reach Congressional committees.
8/14 Former president of Colombia Andres Pastrana claims Jeffrey Epstein traveled to Cuba at the invitation of Fidel Castro in 2003.
8/15 Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopoulos accuses General Electric of financial fraud bigger than Enron’s.
8/15 Dan Coats resigns as DNI.
8/16 John Fry, indicted ex-employee of IRS-Criminal Investigation, pleads guilty for transmitting classified Suspicious Activity Reports about Michael Cohen to Michael Avenatti, who trafficked them to Buzzfeed.
8/23 Deutsche Bank settles with U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over nepotistic hiring of children of Russian and Chinese elites into positions for which they did not have requisite skills.
8/25 Trump mentions buying Greenland from Denmark without mentioning that China had been seeking to purchase similar plots of land for fossil fuel development.
8/26 FEC vice chair Matt Petersen resigns, leaving only three commissioners, depriving it of the quorum it needs for votes.
8/27 Third-most powerful Vatican official, Cardinal George Pell, found guilty of child rape.
8/28 Boris Johnson threatens to prorogue UK Parliament to push through a no-deal Brexit at all costs.
8/28 Hong Kong-Los Angeles undersea data cable project backed by Facebook, Google, and a Chinese partner potentially blocked for national security reasons.
8/28 Ecuadorian government levels corruption charges at former president Rafael Correa, who offered Julian Assange diplomatic asylum in London.
8/29 Jeffrey Epstein’s attorney engages same criminal defense firm as Harvey Weinstein and Martin Shkreli.
8/30 DC super lobbyist Vin Weber resigns from Mercury Public Affairs after Rick Gates’ testimony at Greg Craig’s trial claims that Weber knew Putin-connected Ukrainian non-profit for which Paul Manafort worked was a front for Russia.
8/30 Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL) announces retirement from Congress.
8/30 Trump shares classified satellite imagery over Iranian missile launch on his personal Twitter.
9/3 Boris Johnson loses majority in Parliament.
9/3 State attorneys general and DOJ investigate Google for antitrust.
9/4 Senate examined Russian-owned American Ethane details with China.
9/4 Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI) announces retirement.
9/5 Australia’s ASIO intelligence agency declares foreign interference and espionage a great security threat than terrorism.
9/9 House committees investigating Rudy Giuliani attempt to get Ukraine to influence US elections.
9/10 APNSA John Bolton resigns.
9/12 House Judiciary approves new investigative powers in impeachment inquiry.
9/13 UK rebuffs Hong Kong’s attempt to acquire London Stock Exchange.
9/14 Canada announces RCMP intelligence official arrested on national security offenses tied to US investigation.
9/14 Drone strikes at Saudi oil fields as Saudi Aramco prepares IPO.
9/15 Australia concludes China hacked its Parliament.
9/16 Massive Russian breach of FBI communications at the highest level revealed; hacks data back to 2010.
9/16 Russia offers missile defenses to Saudi Arabia 9/18 Benjamin Netanyahu fails to maintain majority in Israeli Knesset.
That’s a shallow view of the last 2 months. This is crazy.