Saw this on Twitter. Below is a timeline of events in Trump’s business empire from the 1970’s through current times today and his dealings with the high and mighty of society. It reads like a murder mystery thriller, that if you can stick with it (it’s quite long) then you can start to see a pattern emerge of Trump and how he’s done business over the years. Someone should make a book out of this. It is all backed up with source materials.

Timeline below:

1970s & 1980s: wave of Russian criminals arrive in New York and begin interfacing with established American organized crime networks (La Cosa Nostra/The Five Families aka Bonanno, Genovese, Colombo, Lucchese, Gambino) (source)Share

1977: KGB reportedly opens file on Donald Trump (source).Share

1979: Construction begins on Trump Tower.  Trump purchases overpriced concrete from mafia bosses Anthony “Fat Tony” Salerno and Paul Castellano of the Genovese and Gambino crime families (respectively). (source)Share

1980: Trump’s mentor, Roy Cohn, introduces Donald to Roger Stone. (source)Share

1982: New York City Housing Commissioner Anthony Gliedman received what he described as an “abusive and profane” call from someone angry that Gliedman had opposed Trump’s request for a $20 million tax abatement. Gliedman reported the call to the FBI, saying the caller was “threatening his life.” (source)Share

June 3, 1983: Rudy Giuliani becomes US attorney for SDNYShare

January, 1984: Vladimir Alexandrovich Kryuchkov, First Chief Directorate of the KGB arm responsible for gathering foreign intelligence, urges his officers to be more creative with agent recruitment – and to use money and flattery vs. alignment with Soviet ideology.  Additionally, he gives the directive to find “U.S. targets to cultivate or, at the very least, official contacts…The main effort must be concentrated on acquiring valuable agents.” (source)Share

1984: Russian émigré David Bogatin pays cash for five apartments in Trump Tower. (source).  Bogatin’s brother ran a $150 million stock scam with Russian mafia boss Semion Mogilevich (source)Share

1985: Trump reportedly “apoplectic” when he loses bid to re-develop the Coliseum at Columbus Circle to Salomon Brothers-backed Mort Zuckerman. (source)  More on Trump’s proposal here.Share

October 1985: Trump’s helicopter pilot indicted on drug trafficking charges.  Trump doesn’t fire him.  Instead, he leases his personally-owned unit in Trump Plaza Apartments to him with an agreement of half the rent is to be paid in cash, the other half in unspecified helicopter services.  Trump also writes a letter on behalf of his pilot (Weichselbaum), calling him “a credit to the community.”  Who does the case end up with?  Federal judge Maryanne Trump, Donald’s sister. (source)Share

Autumn, 1986: Trump meets Soviet ambassador Yuri Dubinin.  And per Trump’s own account in Art of the Deal, “One thing led to another, and now I’m talking about building a large luxury hotel, across the street from the Kremlin, in partnership with the Soviet government.” (source)Share

1986: Trump makes the rounds in the news offering to negotiate with the Russians (source), and also angles for a Soviet posting in the Reagan administration (source)Share

March 16, 1987: Bogatin (who had purchased multiple apartments in Trump Tower for cash) pleads guilty to taking part in a massive gasoline-bootlegging scheme with Russian mobsters. The government seized his five condos at Trump Tower, because he’d used them to “launder money, to shelter and hide assets.” A Senate investigation into organized crime later revealed that Bogatin was a leading figure in the Russian mob in New York. (from New Republic)Share

April 3, 1987: Trump excluded from bidding on Australian casino deal because of mafia connections (per Australian police) (source)Share

July 4, 1987: Trump flies to the USSR for the first time after being personally invited – the trip is arranged by the Soviet government (source).Share

1987: Trump talks extensively in an interview about nuclear bombs, and states that his pilot used to work for Qaddafi.  In the same interview, Trump describes the type of bomb he thinks will be possible in the future: “Carry it in your briefcase, right. I’m not even talking about airplanes and missiles. You’ll walk in with your damn tape recorder,” he says, pointing to my innocent Sony, “and you’ll say it’s a tape recorder and nobody will be able to tell the difference. I mean, that’s where it’s going to be in 20 years.” (source)Share

1988: Trump starts talking about running for president on Oprah (source).Share

1988: Trump purchases a yacht from Adnan Khashoggi, the uncle of Jamal Khashoggi (source) (source)Share

1988: American Media Inc. (AMI) comes into being after Enquirer owner Generoso Pope dies. (source)  Among the interested parties are Robert Maxwell (source), the father of Ghislaine Maxwell – Jeffrey Epstein’s partner. (source).  Among the trustees of the Pope estate are Peter G. Peterson, a partner in the Blackstone Group (source) – a private equity firm founded by Steven Schwarzman (source). (More on Schwarzman and his relation to Trump here).  According to Pope’s son, Paul, The Enquirer was started with a $75,000 loan from the mafia (source).Share

October 11, 1989: helicopter crashes with 3 Trump casino execs aboard (source).  Trump claimed he was supposed to be on it, but then changed his mind at the last minute. (source)  After their deaths, he blamed them for the failure of his Atlantic City casino (source) The helicopter’s pilot was identified by the state police as Robert Kent of Ronkonkoma, L.I., and its co-pilot as Lawrence Diener of Westbury, L.I.  b/bShare

1990: Wall Street bond house Salomon Brothers advises institutional clients to sell bonds issue from Trump’s Castle Casino in Atlantic City, due to debt and performance concerns. (source)Share

1991: Trump declares bankruptcy (source)Share

1991: Trump sells his yacht to Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal (source) (source)Share

December 17, 1991: Fred Trump gives Donald an interest-free loan by purchasing $3.5 million worth of casino chips at Trump Castle casino, circumventing bankruptcy rules and enabling Donald to make the interest payment due on his bonds. (source)Share

1992: Trump declares bankruptcy an additional 3 times stemming from various properties he’s over-leveraged. (source)Share

1994: Trump allegedly rapes and beats a 13-year-old girl at a party with Jeffrey Epstein, multiple times.  In the filed complaint, the 13-year-old was threatened to be “disappeared” like another young girl had been if she told anyone. (source)Share

October 20, 1994: Christine Seymour, Roy Cohn’s secretary (Cohn was Trump’s mentor), who was set to publish a tell-all book, dies in head-on collision with tractor trailer (source)Share

1995: Trump reportedly in Moscow to discuss matters related to Okhotny Ryad underground mall on Manezh Square. (source)

The trip is also reference in this article:

1995: Trump sells Plaza Hotel to Alwaleed bin Talal (source) Barbara Corcoran brokers the deal (source)Share

June 8, 1995: Vyacheslav Ivankov arrested (source).  Ivankov was known to be a notoriously brutal gangster in the upper echelon of the Russian mafia. (source) After having difficulty finding him, the FBI picked up his trail at Trump Taj Mahal, and then discovered that Ivankov had a luxury condo in Trump Tower. (source)  According to Robert Friedman in his book, Red Mafiya, Friedman viewed Ivankov’s personal phone book containing “a working number for the Trump Organization’s Trump Tower Residence, and a Trump Organization office fax machine.” (this is listed as a citation at the end of the book).  Ivankov is also mentioned in this 2003 DOJ paper on organized crime, with a forward by Bruce Ohr (pp 49).Share

1996: Trump goes to Russia with Howard Lorber (source).  Lorber later donated to the Trump inaugural fund (source).Share

1998: Trump Taj Mahal fined for currency transaction reporting violations (source)Share

February 1999: Evercore Capital Partners L.L.C., headed by former Deputy Treasury Secretary Roger C. Altman, acquires American Media, Inc. and places David Pecker at the helm. (source)Share

1999: Trump’s first run for president (source)Share

2000/2001: Mark Burnett in negotiations with Putin for a show called “Destination Mir.” (source)Share

October 2001: AMI offices in Boca Raton are attacked with anthrax (source).  Later, in 2004, a cleaning company owned by Rudy Giuliani is contracted to clean up the anthrax, with his company, Bio-One, slated to rent/occupy the building after cleanup. (source)  The contract later ended in a feud. (source)Share

2002: Mark Burnett begins talks with Trump regarding The Apprentice. (source)Share

2002 – 2011: The Bayrock Group partners with the Trump Organization on developments including the Trump SoHo hotel (source).  Principals in the group include Felix Sater – believed to be connected with Semion Mogilevich (source) – and Tevfik Arif (source).Share

2004: Trump declares bankruptcy again. (source)Share

Spring 2004: The Apprentice debuts (source)Share

May 2004: Diamond dealer and former Trump Tower tenant (1 year prior he’d lived right below Kellyanne Conway) Eduard Nektalov is shot on 6th Avenue (source).  He was reportedly cooperating with federal authorities on a money laundering investigation (source)  More on money laundering and Trump properties here.Share

2005: at the same time Trump is unable to get a 25 million pound loan from Bank of Scotland due to being a credit risk (source), Deutsche Bank (who later is hit with massive fines for money laundering) loans Trump nearly one billion dollars. Trump’s banker at Deutsche Bank is Justice Kennedy’s son. (source).Share

2006: Felix Sater escorts the Trump children during their trip to Russia (according to Sater) (source).  Later, in emails to Michael Cohen, Sater says that he’d arranged for Ivanka to sit in Putin’s chair. (source).Share

2006: Paul Manafort buys unit in Trump Tower (source).Share

2006 – 2009: Trump makes multiple attempts (and fails) to get a loan from the Bank of Scotland to purchase Hamilton Hall.  The bank executive “expressed concern that Trump would hold the bank to ‘future ransom’” (source)Share

2007 – 2016: Buyers tied to Russia make 86 cash purchases at Trump properties. (source)Share

2008: Soviet-born (Moldovia) Orly Taitz helps bring suit regarding Obama’s citizenship/birth certificate. (source)Share

2008: Junior brags that they’re getting a lot of money from Russia. (source)Share

2008: Russian oligarch buys a Palm Beach mansion from Trump, paying twice the value (source).Share

August 27, 2008: a small-time scam artist transfers a Beverly Hills, California, mansion to Donald Trump for $0. (source)Share

November 2008: Unable to meet his obligations for the nearly 1 billion dollar loan they gave him, Trump sues Deutsche Bank saying he shouldn’t have to make good on his promise because of the economic crash. (source)Share

2009: Trump declares bankruptcy again. (source)Share

2009: a lawyer representing Trump Atlantic City casino creditors says he got threatening phone calls. The FBI traced one of them to a payphone outside the “Late Show With David Letterman,” where Trump was appearing.

“My name is Carmine,” the caller told the lawyer, Kristopher Hansen. “I don’t know why you’re fucking with Mr. Trump but if you keep fucking with Mr. Trump, we know where you live and we’re going to your house for your wife and kids.” (source)Share

July 23, 2009: Stormy Daniels’ political advisor’s car explodes (source).  This was approximately 3 years after her affair with Trump (source).Share

August 2009: After multiple tries dating back to 2006, Trump denied a final time for loan for 25 million pounds from Bank of Scotland because the bank considered it “too risky.” (source)Share

2010: Tevfik Arif, a principal of the Bayrock Group – which at this time is partnering with the Trump organization on a variety of projects – is arrested in a Turkish prostitution sting. (source).  Charges were later dropped by Turkish authorities.Share

July 25, 2011: President Obama issues executive order declaring organized crime a national security emergency. (source)Share

2011 – 2015: Deutsche Bank, who 5 years previous had given Donald Trump nearly 1 billion dollars when Bank of Scotland wouldn’t loan him 25 million pounds, is laundering billions of dollars with the help of Russians. (source)Share

2011: Eric Trump brags that they have access to millions of dollars from Russians. (source)Share

2011 – 2015: Donald Trump begins paying for his properties with hundreds of millions of dollars in cash. (source)Share

January 1, 2012: former Trump bodyguard dies from apparent overdose (source).Share

2013: Trump walks out of a BBC Panorama interview when asked about his connections with Felix Sater. (source)Share

April 16, 2013: Preet Bharara, then US attorney for SDNY, announces charges against massive Russian organized crime ring operating out of Trump Tower. (source)Share

June 16, 2013: Trump announces Miss Universe pageant will be in Moscow. (source)Share

November 9, 2013: Miss Universe pageant (source).  One of the fugitives indicted in the Trump Tower organized crime ring in April, ALIMZHAN TOKHTAKHOUNOV, is a guest of honor there. (source)Share

2014: Steve Bannon, while at Cambridge Analytica, orders testing on Putin messaging with Americans. (source)Share

February 10, 2014: Trump praises Putin on Fox & Friends. (source)Share

March 6, 2015: Trump Taj Mahal fined for money laundering. (source)Share

2015: Michael Cohen threatens a reporter covering Trump’s divorce with Ivana.  “I’m warning you, tread very fucking lightly, because what I’m going to do to you is going to be fucking disgusting,” the Daily Beast’s Tim Mak, recalled Cohen telling him. “You write a story that has Mr. Trump’s name in it, with the word ‘rape,’ and I’m going to mess your life up … for as long as you’re on this frickin’ planet.” (source) (source)Share

April 18, 2015: Trump’s former pilot dies in head-on collision (source).Share

November 3, 2015: Felix Sater, who is believed to work for Semion Mogilevich (source) writes Michael Cohen stating that he’ll get buy-in from Putin and that they’ll engineer Trump’s presidency. (source)Share

November 5, 2015: former head of RT Mikhail Lesin found dead in DC hotel room with blunt force trauma to head, neck and torso.  He had a meeting with DOJ scheduled for following day. (source)Share

January 23, 2016: Trump tells the crowd at a rally that he could shoot someone in the middle of 5th Avenue and not lose voters. (source)Share

February 23, 2016: Trump tells the crowd at a rally that he’d like to punch a protestor in the face, and “I love the old days. You know what they used to do to guys like that when they were in a place like this? They’d be carried out on a stretcher, folks.” (source)Share

March 29, 2016: Paul Manafort joins Trump campaign. (source)Share

April – May 2016: George Papadopoulos in communication with “high ranking Russian official” in an attempt to set up meetings between Trump team and Russian reps, w/the promise “that the Kremlin had ‘dirt’ on Hillary Clinton in the form of “thousands of emails…” (source)Share

May 2016: Stephen Schwarzman flies to Riyadh to meet with Mohammed bin Salman – then the deputy crown prince of Saudi Arabia – about infrastructure, and presumably the $20 billion fund that’s announced a year later. (source) More on Schwarzman’s relationship with Trump, and Saudi Arabia here.  More on Schwarzman’s links to Russia and Rosneft here.Share

Summer 2016: Stefan Halper, an FBI informant, approaches Trump campaign officials. (source)Share

June 9, 2016: Trump Tower meeting with Russians, Manafort, Kushner, Don Jr.. (source).  Present at the meeting was Nataliya Veselnitskaya, who at the time was representing Prevezon (source), a company implicated in a money-laundering case at SDNY (source)Share

June 14, 2016: News breaks that the DNC has been hacked by Russians. (source)Share

June 14, 2016: Michael Cohen cancels his planned trip to Moscow to discuss Trump Tower Moscow (source)Share

Sometime after July 19, 2016: Trump warned by FBI that Russians will try to infiltrate campaign. (source)Share

July 2016: FBI opens counter intelligence investigation into Trump campaign. (source) (source)Share

September, 2016: Trump and Cohen discuss hush money and contingency for if guy gets hit by a truck. (source)Share

October 31, 2016: Mother Jones reports “A Veteran Spy Has Given the FBI Information Alleging a Russian Operation to Cultivate Donald Trump”Share

November 7, 2016 (one day before election day)Connie Watton, maid of Stephen Schwarzman – a Trump AND Kremlin friend – is pushed in front of a subway. (source)  The woman who pushed her is assigned defense attorney Mathew Mari, known for his legal work for the Bonanno crime family.  More on Schwarzman’s relationship with Trump, and Saudi Arabia here.  More on Schwarzman’s links to Russia and Rosneft here.  Schwarzman had also financed Kushner projects and gave Jared Kushner a loan (source).Share

November 8, 2016 (election day): Russian diplomat Sergei Krivov found unconscious at the Russian Consulate in New York and died on the scene. (source)Share

December 2016: FSB officers arrested in Russia. (source)Share

December 2016: Jared Kushner instructs Michael Flynn to sabotage US foreign policy. (source)Share

December 1 or 2, 2016: Kushner tries to set up secret back channel with Russians using Russians’ secure facilities. (source)Share

December 1, 2016: Jared Kushner and Michael Flynn meet with Sergei Kislyak at Trump Tower (source)Share

December 13-14, 2016 (date not confirmed): Jared Kushner meets with Sergey Gorkov, “a graduate of the academy of the Federal Security Service, or FSB, the domestic intelligence arm of the former Soviet KGB, who was appointed by Putin to the post less than a year before his encounter with Kushner.” (source)Share

December 19, 2016: Russia’s ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov, is killed. (source)Share

December 19, 2016: Russian diplomat to Latin America, Peter Polshikov, is killed. (source)Share

December 20, 2016: Methbot white paper published. (source)Share

December 26, 2016: Ex-KGB chief Oleg Erovinkin, who was suspected of helping draft the Trump dossier, found dead in the back of his car. (source)Share

December 29, 2016: Obama expels 35 Russian diplomats. (source)Share

December 29, 2016: KT McFarland sends email stating that “If there is a tit-for-tat escalation Trump will have difficulty improving relations with Russia, which has just thrown U.S.A. election to him,” (source)Share

December 29, 2016: Flynn calls Kislyak to discuss the expelling of the diplomates and asks that the Russians not retaliate. (source)Share

January 6, 2017: Trump, McFarland, Pence, Flynn, Priebus, Pompeo and Bossert briefed with classified intelligence report by Brennan, Clapper, Comey. (source)  That same day, DNI releases this report.Share

January 9, 2017: Russian Consul in Athens, Greece, Andrei Malanin, found dead in his apartment (source)Share

January 10, 2017: Buzzfeed publishes Steele Dossier. (source)Share

January 24, 2017: Peter Strzok interviews Michael Flynn. (source)Share

January  27, 2017: Russia’s Ambassador to India, Alexander Kadakin, dies. (source)Share

January 30, 2017: New York State Department of Financial Services fines Deutsche Bank $425 million for massive Russian mirror trading scheme. (source)Share

February 2017: Trump’s bodyguard, a Trump Organization lawyer and a third man raid Harold Bornstein’s office, taking Trump’s medical records. (source)Share

February 20, 2017: Vitaly Churkin, Russia’s ambassador to the UN, dies suddenly in New York (source)Share

March 2, 2017: Ukrainian businessman with links to Trump found dead from undetermined causes.  Oronov was Michael Cohen’s brother’s father-in-law, and Cohen did business with him. (source)Share

March 11, 2017: Trump fires Preet Bharara, who as US Attorney of SDNY had led the breakup of a massive Russian organized crime ring operating out of Trump Tower. (source)Share

March 16, 2017: laptop stolen from Secret Service agent’s car while parked in her driveway.  The laptop contained highly sensitive information including floor plans and evacuation protocol for Trump Tower. (source)Share

March 20, 2017: It’s learned that the FBI had launched a counter intelligence investigation into the Trump campaign and Russian links in July of 2016. (source) (source)Share

March 21, 2017: A lawyer for a Putin-foe, Nikolai Gorokhov, reportedly thrown from a window in Moscow. Gorokhov was set to testify as a U.S. government witness in a money laundering case initiated by SDNY (led by Preet Bahrara). (source)  “The alleged vehicle by which these dirty assets were washed clean was a Cyprus-registered company called Prevezon Holdings Ltd.” (source)  Prevezon is represented by Nataliya Veselnitskaya at the time that she attends the Trump Tower meeting in June of 2016. (source)Share

March 23, 2017: former Russian MP, Denis Voronenkov, shot dead in Kiev. (source)Share

March 30, 2017: FBI raids Trump-linked casino in Saipan. (source)Share

March 30, 2017: Mike Flynn asks for immunity. (source)Share

May 1, 2017: Scott Christianson, investigative reporter for McClatchy, publishes this:

May 9, 2017: Trump fires FBI director James Comey. (source)Share

May 2017 (date unclear): FBI opens counter intelligence investigation into Trump. (source)Share

May 10: 2017: Subpoenas issued to Michael Flynn by Senate Intelligence Committee. (source)Share

May 10, 2017: closed-door meeting in Oval Office with Russians. (source)Share

May 10, 2017: Roger Ailes falls in his home at Palm Beach Country. (source)Share

May 11, 2017: FBI raids GOP consulting firm in Maryland. (source)Share

May 14, 2017: Scott Christianson dies after falling down the stairs at his home (source)Share

May 14 2017: Republic operative Peter Smith found dead in Minnesota 10 days after speaking with WSJ (source)

Smith had said he’d been working with Michael Flynn (source).Share

May 17, 2017: Robert Mueller appointed special counsel (source).Share

May 18, 2017: Roger Ailes dies from head injury he’d sustained 8 days earlier (source).Share

May 20-21, 2017: Trump takes his first overseas trip as president to Saudi Arabia.  During this trip, it’s announced that Blackstone, led by Stephen Schwarzman, will manage Saudi Arabia’s $20 billion investment fund. (source)  Most of the investment will be in US infrastructure (source)  During that trip, Trump also meets with Kirill Dmitriev of VEB bank (source)Share

July 4, 2017: body washes up on shore of Trump golf course in California. (source) (source)Share

July 26, 2017: Paul Manafort’s home raided (source)Share

July 27, 2017: George Papadopoulos arrested. (source)Share

August 3, 2017: Secret Service kicked out of Trump Tower (source).Share

August 23, 2017: Russian ambassador to Sudan, Mirgayas Shirinsky, found dead. (source)Share

September 1, 2017: fire at Russian consulate in San Francisco (source).Share

September 14, 2017: Junior ditches Secret Service to go to Canada (source).Share

September 25, 2017: Richard Beckler, Trump’s appointee as General Counsel of GSA dies (source).  Beckler is the GSA staff member who’d assured Trump that requests for materials/emails from special counsel would not be honored (source).Share

September 27, 2017: Paul Horner, fake news writer who took credit for Trump’s win, dies of apparent overdose (source)Share

October 2017: Trump muses that he’ll likely get to place 4 justices on the Supreme Court because of future health issues they may have (source).Share

October 16, 2017: Panama Papers journalist killed with a car bomb. (source)Share

October 25, 2017: Jared Kushner leaves on unannounced visit to Saudi Arabia.

October 26, 2017: Investigator (Catherine Hunt, a former FBI agent) working on behalf of 9/11 families suing Saudi Arabia interviews Jamal Khashoggi.  Khashoggi texted Saudi officials that same day.

(as claimed by the lawyer working on behalf of the families)

October 28, 2018: Jared Kushner returns from unannounced visit to Saudi Arabia.

October 30, 2017: Papadopoulos guilty plea revealed (source)Share

November 3, 2017: Alex van der Zwaan is interviewed by the FBI. (source)Share

November 4, 2017: Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman consolidates power and arrests several princes, including Prince Alwaleed bin-Talal. (source)  Trump had previously sold his yacht (1991) and the Plaza Hotel to Alwaleed bin-Talal (source).Share

November 2017: Trump picks fights with North Korea. (source)Share

November 17, 2017: Brett Kavanaugh added to short list of SCOTUS nominees. (source)Share

December 1, 2017: Michael Flynn pleads guilty to lying to the FBI. (source)Share

December 5, 2017: It’s reported that Deutsche Bank received subpoena from Robert Mueller (source) In-depth Rachel Maddow segment on Deutsche Bank and the subpoena here.Share

December 16, 2017: Trump learns that Mueller has in his possession all of their transition emails on the .gov domain, obtained via the GSA. (source)Share

December 22, 2017: House Intelligence Committee interviews Rhona Graff

December 30, 2017: Fire at home linked to Ivanka’s diamond business (source).Share

January 8, 2018: Fire at Trump Tower (source)Share

January 20, 2018: Former spokesman for Rick Gates, Glenn Selig, dies in Afghanistan hotel attack.  Selig was a well-known Tampa Bay Area TV anchor. (source)Share

January 25, 2018: It’s learned that Dutch intelligence had infiltrated Russian hacker group Cozy Bear and witnessed in real time as they attacked the State Department as well as the DNC. (source)Share

January 27, 2018: Steve Wynn resigns as RNC finance chair amid sexual assault allegations (source).Share

January 31, 2018: chartered train carrying GOP lawmakers to retreat crashes into truck (source).Share

February 16, 2018: Indictment of 12 Russians, outlining their methods of election interference (indictment sealed). (source)Share

February 20, 2018: Alex van der Zwaan pleads guilty to making false statements to FBI. (source)Share

February 22, 2018: Paul Manafort and Richard Gates indicted. (source)Share

February 23 – 27, 2018: Trump Tower Panama standoff with physical altercations and armed guards (source).Share

Week of March 4 – 10, 2018 (date unclear): FBI raids Trump-linked casino in Saipan a second time. (source)Share

March 4, 2018: Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia, found poisoned on a park bench in Salisbury. (source)Share

March 16, 2018: FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe fired. (source)Share

April 7, 2018: ANOTHER Trump Tower Fire – art dealer Todd Brassner dies (source); Michael Cohen texts Dennis Shields with a warning to “get out ASAP” (source).Share

April 9, 2018: FBI raids Michael Cohen’s home, hotel room, and office (source).Share

April 13, 2018: RNC Finance Chair Elliot Broidy resigns in midst hush money payoff scandal (source).Share

April 15 or 16, 2018: Matthew Mellon (finance chair, NY RNC, and who made his fortune in cryptocurrency) dies of apparent overdose (source). Note – original link/story is now gone; here are alternate sources for that story:

April 24, 2018: Devin Nunes sends classified letter to Jeff Sessions regarding FBI informant (source) who is later revealed to be Stefan Halper. (source)Share

April 28, 2018: Fire at Trump Tower Azerbaijan (source).Share

Week of April 29, 2018: Devin Nunes issues subpoena to DOJ seeking information about FBI informant (later revealed to be Stefan Halper). (source)Share

June 20, 2018: New York State Department of Financial Services fines Deutsche Bank $205 million for “unlawful, unsafe and unsound conduct in its foreign exchange trading business.” (source)Share

June 22, 2018: Trump-backed Katie Arrington seriously injured in head-in collision (source).Share

June 27, 2018: Justice Kennedy, whose son was Donald Trump’s banker, unexpectedly announces retirement. (source) Trump and Kennedy reportedly had a special relationship (source).Share

July 4, 2018: delegation of Republicans go to Moscow. (source)Share

July 9, 2018: Brett Kavanaugh nominated to SCOTUS. (source)Share

July 14, 2018: Indictment of 12 Russians/internet research agency unsealed (source).Share

July 16, 2018: Maria Butina criminal complaint unsealed. (source)Share

July 16, 2018: Trump meets with Putin in Helsinki. (source)Share

July 17, 2018: Secret Service agent dies in Scotland.  After falling ill at Trump’s golf course in Turnberry, he died the day after the Helsinki meeting (source) (source). (obituary)Share

July 25, 2018: dead body found in waters off Trump NYC golf course (source).Share

August 6, 2018: Rand Paul goes to Russia. (source)Share

August 10, 2018: Dennis Shields – the same guy Cohen texted back in April – found dead in Trump Tower (source)Share

August 15, 2018: Trump revokes John Brennan’s security clearance. (source)Share

August 16, 2018: mystery case before grand jury initiated. (source)Share

October 2, 2018: Jamal Khashoggi murdered on orders from Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. (source)  Trump later disputes the findings of the CIA and stands with MBS, stating that too much money is at stake. (source)Share

October 3, 2018: Nikki Hailey resigns, but resignation is not yet publicly announced. (source)Share

October 3, 2018: The Russian deputy attorney general (Saak Karapetyan) who reportedly directed Natalya Veselnitskaya (the lawyer who met with the Trump campaign in Trump Tower) dies in a helicopter crash (source).  It was later reported that the pilot of the helicopter had been shot. (source)Share

October 9, 2018: Internet Research Agency (aka the troll farm) named in DOJ indictment (unsealed July 14, 2018) set on fire. (source)

October 9, 2018: Nikki Haley announces resignation.

October 9, 2018: New York Times reports that Saudi Arabia had ordered Khashoggi’s murder.

October 17, 2018: Don McGahn resigns. (source)Share

October 19, 2018: “Project Lahkta” (Russian election interference) criminal complaint unsealed (source)Share

October 21, 2018: John Bolton goes to Russia to meet with Putin. (source)Share

October 22 – 27, 2018: week of terror begins with bombs at the home of George Soros. (source).  It was followed by bombs sent to Bill and Hillary Clinton (Oct. 23); Barack Obama, CNN, John Brennan, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Eric Holder and Maxine Waters (October 24); Robert de Niro and Joe Biden (October 25); and Cory Booker, James Clapper, Kamala Harris, and Tom Steyer (October 26). It ends with mass shooting at Tree of Life synagogue on October 27 (source).Share

October 30, 2018: Whitey Bulger killed. (source)Share

November 21, 2018: head of GRU agency accused of DNC hacks and Skripal poisoning dies, reportedly after a long illness. (source)Share

November 27, 2018: Methbot indictment unsealed at EDNY. (source)Share

November 28, 2018: Miami Herald publishes Perversion of Justice investigative report.

November 29, 2018: Michael Cohen pleads guilty. (source)Share

November 29, 2018: Massive raid at Deutsche Bank. (source)Share

November 29, 2018: FBI raids offices of Trump’s former tax attorney, Chicago Alderman Ed Burke. (source)Share

December 4, 2018: Epstein trial set to begin.  It is settled at the last minute, avoiding testimony from witnesses. (source)Share

December 13, 2018: FBI allegedly raids Chicago Alderman and former Trump tax attorney Ed Burke’s office a second time (FBI neither confirms nor denies whether raid took place) (source).Share

December 22, 2018: Government shuts down. (source)Share

January 8, 2019: it’s learned that Manafort passed polling data to Kilimnik in the summer of 2016. (source)Share

January 11, 2019: it’s learned/reported that the FBI had opened a counter intelligence investigation into Trump in May of 2017. (source)Share

January 23, 2019: Michael Cohen postpones testimony before Congress, saying it’s because Trump has been threatening him. (source)Share

January 25, 2019: Roger Stone arrested and indicted. (source) (source)Share

February 21, 2019: Judge rules that federal prosecutors (including Trump labor secretary Alex Acosta) broke the law in Epstein case. (source)Share

February 27, 2019: Michael Cohen testifies before Congress that Trump had directed him to threaten people as many as 500 times when he worked for him. (source)  He also testifies that Felix Sater’s office had been located on the 26th floor of Trump Tower – the same floor as Trump’s office – and, in the location that would eventually become Cohen’s office. (source)Share

And let’s not forget the acid in Steve Bannon’s bathroom:

Or how Michael Cohen threatened this reporter:

Or the threats Stormy Daniels received:

A short history of Donald Trump’s threats:

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