Each record had a Facebook user’s ID, which is a long string of numbers that can be traced back to a user’s account, as well as their phone number. More than 130 million of the exposed records were from the U.S.
The IRS is one of the agencies affected by the partial government shutdown that went into effect the Saturday before Christmas. The government is at an impasse over President Donald Trump’s desire for $5 billion to fund a border wall.
The governor’s intention to vie for the Democratic nomination was announced in an article published Wednesday in The Atlantic. He intends to focus on climate change as a threat to economic and natural systems.