MSNBC’s Chris Hayes accuses GOP Senators of ‘Ebola Trutherism’

MSNBC’s Chris Hayes accuses GOP Senators of ‘Ebola Trutherism’

On Thursday night, MSNBC host Chris Hayes took to bashing Republicans as the main culprits (and not the media) for causing fear in Americans over the current global Ebola outbreak during the first half of his show All In.

Following an interview with Democratic Congresswoman Diane DeGette (Colo.) in which the two stated their oppositions to a ban on travel from West Africa and that DeGette was denied the request to have an Ebola hearing in early September, Hayes turned his attention to alleging Republicans of leading the emergence of “a kind-of Ebola trutherism” while “President Obama continues to resist Republicans’s calls for a travel band.”

As Hayes elaborated on his statement, he took shots at Republican Senator Rand Paul (Ky.) and, to a lesser extent, Republican Senator Ron Johnson (Wisc.). He read directly from a speech Paul gave to college students in New Hampshire earlier on Thursday in which he referenced the Ebola situation:

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