Latest Fact-checks in Ebola Nicholas Kristof stated on October 22, 2014 in an op-ed in the "New York Times": "All of Liberia can produce less than one-third as much electricity as the Dallas Cowboys football stadium consumes at peak times." Barack Obama stated on October 18, 2014 in the president's weekly national address: "You cannot get (Ebola) from just riding on a plane or bus." Doug Muder stated on October 20, 2014 in a post on the Weekly Sift blog: Says Sen. Rand Paul’s 2011 budget "included a big cut in the CDC." Rand Paul stated on October 16, 2014 in an interview with a New Hampshire radio station: Ebola is "incredibly contagious," "very transmissible" and "easy to catch." Rand Paul stated on October 15, 2014 in a speech.: "$2.4 million of the NIH dollars was spent on ‘origami’ condoms." Darrell Issa stated on October 26, 2014 in comments on CNN's "State of the Union": Says Thomas Eric Duncan came into the United States "with an elevated temperature." Stephanie Cutter stated on October 19, 2014 in an episode of "Meet the Press": "Money towards the Ebola vaccine is basically cut in half to what it was. More cuts are coming under the congressional sequester." Ted Cruz stated on October 19, 2014 in an interview on CNN: "Obama, instead of nominating a health professional, he nominated someone who is an anti-gun activist (for surgeon general)." Allen West stated on October 20, 2014 in a tweet: "U.S. troops are getting only 4 hours of Ebola training before deployment to Liberia." Corey Hebert stated on October 20, 2014 in an interview on MSNBC's "All in with Chris Hayes": "We've had 27 (Ebola) outbreaks around the globe and they've never spread outside of the confines of the countries that were initially affected." Tim Murphy stated on October 19, 2014 in an interview on Fox News Sunday: Blocking travel from countries with Ebola should be possible because President Barack Obama "has sealed off Israel in the past." Cory Gardner stated on October 15, 2014 in a debate: The CDC is "spending money on things like jazzercise, urban gardening and massage therapy" that could be redirected to Ebola. Tavis Smiley stated on October 19, 2014 in comments on ABC's "This Week": "This (Ebola) is not as bad as SARS was in 2003." George Will stated on October 19, 2014 in comments on "Fox News Sunday": Some doctors say Ebola can be transmitted through the air by "a sneeze or some cough." Glenn Beck stated on October 15, 2014 in a broadcast of the "Glenn Beck Program": "Every time somebody new gets the Ebola virus, it mutates." John McCain stated on October 12, 2014 in comments on CNN's "State of the Union": "We were told there would never be a case of Ebola in the United States." Morgan Brittany stated on October 7, 2014 in an article on the WND website: "According to a government supplier of emergency products, the Disaster Assistance Response Team was told to be prepared to be activated in the month of October for an outbreak of Ebola." Brit Hume stated on September 21, 2014 in a broadcast of "Fox News Sunday": Says President Barack Obama is "sending a much larger (force) " to deal with Ebola "than ISIS is getting." Bloggers stated on September 15, 2014 in a post on InfoWars.com: "The U.S. State Department has ordered 160,000 Hazmat suits for Ebola, prompting concerns that the federal government is anticipating the rapid spread" of the virus. Mark Pryor stated on August 25, 2014 in a campaign ad: Says Tom Cotton "voted against preparing America for pandemics like Ebola." Bloggers stated on July 28, 2014 in a blog post: Says George Soros and Bill Gates are funding a bioweapons lab in Sierra Leone that caused the Ebola outbreak. D’Banj stated on August 3, 2014 in comments on ABC's "This Week": "The music industry is the biggest export from Africa after oil and gas." Bloggers stated on August 3, 2014 in an article posted on Infowars.com: President Barack Obama’s latest executive order "mandates the apprehension and detention of Americans who merely show signs of ‘respiratory illness.’ " Phil Gingrey stated on July 7, 2014 in a letter to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Amid the "crisis at our southern border," there are "reports of illegal migrants carrying deadly diseases such as … Ebola virus."