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Special Counsel Indictments

As of December 13, 2018, the Special Counsel’s office has indicted 33 people and three companies. Seven people have pleaded guilty.

Michael Cohen

Michael Flynn

Rick Gates

Russian Intelligence Officers

Internet Research Agency-Affiliated Russian Nationals & Entities 

  • February 16, 2018: The Special Counsel files indictments against 13 Russian individuals and 3 Russian entities for allegedly embarking on an “information warfare” scheme.

Konstantin Kilimnik

  • June 8, 2018: The Special Counsel includes Konstantin Kilimnik in a superseding indictment of Paul Manafort, charging them both with obstruction of justice and conspiracy to obstruct justice.

Paul Manafort

  • January 8, 2019: Manafort’s lawyers file a response to the Special Counsel’s breach of plea determination.
  • September 14, 2018: Manafort reaches a plea deal with the Special Counsel’s office.
  • October 30, 2017: Manafort and his business partner Rick Gates are indicted on twelve charges by the Special Counsel.
  • February 22, 2018: The Special Counsel files 32 additional charges against Manafort and Gates.
  • February 23, 2018: A superseding indictment against Manafort is filed by the Special Counsel.
  • June 8, 2018: A superseding indictment is filed against Manafort.
  • December 7, 2018: The Special Counsel’s office files an update following allegations that Manafort breached his plea deal.

George Papadopoulos

Richard Pinedo

Alex van der Zwaan

Congressional Committee Documents

  • May 16, 2018: Senate Judiciary Democrats release a preliminary report summarizing their findings regarding the June 9, 2016, meeting in Trump Tower.
  • April 27, 2018: House Intelligence Democrats release a response memo to the declassified final report of the Committee’s investigation.
  • April 27, 2018: The House Intelligence Committee releases a declassified final report on the investigation.
  • March 13, 2018: In response to the conclusion of the House Intelligence Committee investigation, House Intelligence Democrats release a memo laying out the status of the inquiry.
  • March 12, 2018: House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes releases a statement announcing that the Committee is concluding its investigation.
  • February 24, 2018: The White House releases a redacted response memo from House Intelligence Democrats, led by Rep. Adam Schiff.
  • February 2, 2018: The White House releases a memo from House Republicans and Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes.

Congressional Remarks

Witness Testimony:

Congressional Hearings:

  • June 8, 2017: James Comey testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee.
  • May 23, 2017: Former CIA director John Brennan testifies before the House Intelligence Committee.
  • May 8, 2017: Sally Yates testifies before a Senate Judiciary sub-committee.
  • May 8, 2017: James Clapper testifies before a Senate Judiciary sub-committee.
  • May 3, 2017: James Comey testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
  • March 30, 2017: Clint Watts testifies on the 2016 election before the Senate Intelligence Committee.
  • March 20, 2017: James Comey testifies before the House Intelligence Committee.

For a complete list of Trump associates believed to have lied to or misled Congress, see “Perjury Chart: Trump Associates’ Lies, False, or Misleading Statements on Russia to Federal Authorities,” by Ryan Goodman.

Intelligence Community Report

On January 6, 2017, the heads of the National Security Agency, FBI, CIA, and Office of the Director of National Intelligence brief Trump on Russian hacking for two hours in Trump Tower. The intelligence community leaders give Trump a report in which they confirm that Putin directed a vast cyberattack aimed at denying Clinton the presidency and installing him in the Oval Office. Trump asks FBI Director Comey to publicly announce that Trump himself is not under investigation. Soon after leaving the meeting, the intelligence officials release an unclassified version of the report.

Additional Official Documents

  • December 8, 2018: The Southern District of New York files their sentencing memo on Michael Cohen.
  • October 19, 2018: The Department of Justice charges the Russian national Elena Khusyaynova with conspiracy to defraud the United States for her alleged role in “Project Lakhta,” a Russian influence operation aimed at the 2018 midterms.
  • August 31, 2018: The Department of Justice charges Samuel Patten, a former associate of Paul Manafort, for failing to file as a foreign lobbyist while working for Ukrainian political interests from 2014 to 2018.
  • August 21, 2018: Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen pleads guilty in a Manhattan federal court to eight different counts, including tax evasion and campaign finance violations.
  • July 21, 2018: The Department of Justice releases documents related to the wire-tapping of Trump campaign adviser Carter Page under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA).
  • July 16, 2018: The Department of Justice charges Maria Butina, a Russian citizen and former special assistant to Alexander Torshin with strong ties to the NRA, with conspiring to act as an agent of the Russian Federation within the United States, since as early as 2015. This indictment was not brought by the Special Counsel.
  • April 6, 2018: The Treasury Department issues additional sanctions against seven Russian oligarchs and 12 companies they own or control, as well as 17 Russian government officials.
  • March 15, 2018: The Treasury Department announces sanctions on five entities and 19 individuals involved in Russia’s 2016 online influence campaign under the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA).
  • January 10, 2018: The Senate Committee on Foreign Relations releases a minority report outlining Russian involvement in foreign elections.
  • August 2, 2017: Donald Trump signs the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA).
  • June 5, 2017: The Intercept publishes a top-secret NSA report on Russian cyber activity
  • December 29, 2016: FBI and DHS release a joint report on malicious Russian cyber activity
  • January 23, 2015: Russian spies who allegedly tried to recruit Carter Page indicted in New York under charges of acting as unregistered agents of a foreign government.
  • October 2000: Ike Kaveladze included in GAO report entitled “Possible Money Laundering by U.S. Corporations Formed for Russian Entities.”

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