Before and after the 2016 election. And while this operation had many moving parts and alternating players, the mission to unseat Trump never changed. And it remains ongoing.
There's a bit more explanation of who was involved, and then we get the top-of-the-fold names on the soon-to-be-issued (don't we all hope?) indictment:
...The Deep State caretakers involved are familiar names: James Comey (FBI), John Brennan (CIA), James Clapper (ODNI), Loretta Lynch (DOJ), Jeh Johnson (DHS), Admiral Michael Rogers (NSA). And then-director of GCHQ Robert Hannigan who has since resigned from the esteemed British spy agency....
Below the fold: Treasury, DHS, and Preet Bharara, who thought he was going to remain in place as a very significant traitor-mole.
Read it all, folks.
*If you want to discount it, think of disinformation. That's always a possibility.
**It's entirely possible that this treason would have been committed against ANY (R) nominee; the methodology was already tested by Francis Schmitz, Kevin Kennedy, John Chisholm, Asswipe Falk, other Statist criminals, and co-operating judiciary. Here, there were no wiretaps that we know of. Yet.