When Mueller took over the FBI there was a severe rash of NSL (National Service Letter) abuse going on. Mueller addresses it in the video.
I'm not making this up.
You think Mueller was chosen at random or by Rosenstein? Think again. Not many have more experience in the fire w/FISA abuse issues & how to sniff them out and the ins & outs of the system, in 2002 he was baptized by fire
3/12/16 Papadopoulos is approached by Mifsud that have a very convenient appearance that looks orchestrated so it can be used to establish foreign contacts with a new member of the Trump campaign. Papadopoulos joined the campaign 3/6/16
3/28/16 Manafort joins the Trump Campaign.
4/12/16 Clinton via Perkins Coie hires FusionGPS to start probing DJT under the guise of oppo-research.
4/12/16 Adm Rogers pin points problems with outside queries of US citizens
4/19/16 FusionGPS Simpson's wife has a private meeting in the oval office with Obama and his top aides.
4/25/16 Obama For America makes the 1st payment to Perkins Coie
4/26/16 Papadopoulos meets with Russian contact in London and is reportedly offered "dirt" on Clinton. Details of this are sketchy but I note it for a data point
The Russian narrative is in full blown go now.
Veselniskaya has history with Simpson dating back to the Bill Browder ordeal
The day prior Brexit vote won in an upset and this is the point when they began taking Trump a lot more seriously seeing the trend in politics. Establishment politics were not popular
Also reported the courier’s copy left the sources redacted, providing instead descriptions of them that enabled FGPS to assess their basic credibility.
No redacted copy ever surfaced