Feb. 15: Catherine Cornelius, a distant Clinton cousin, prepares memo proposing replacing travel office employees with Clinton campaign aides. Then, she gets job in office.
May 10: Clinton friend Harry Thomason complains about travel office.
May 14: Administration initiates outside audit of travel office.
May 19: White House fires seven staff members in travel office, citing "gross financial mismanagement." Ms. Cornelius is put in charge of office.
May 20: White House denies Thomason role in firing of travel staff.
May 21: White House drops Cornelius's company as temporary travel coordinator, but Cornelius remains in office. White House releases FBI statement saying "criminal investigation is warranted."
May 24: White House acknowledges contacts with FBI. Attorney General Janet Reno complains she was bypassed.
May 25: White House reinstates five of seven travel-office workers. Clinton denies involvement in the firings.