As has been said, look who controls CongressThere are three questions:
- Did cuts happen?
- Have those cuts hurt the CDC's and NIH's effort to fight ebola?
- Were those cuts made by Republicans?
Here's an answer to the first question (only).
Besides, inIn Erosion of Funding for the National Institutes of Health Threatens U.S. Leadership in Biomedical Research, look at the second graph -- the NIH spending in constant dollars:
It's been declining for a decade now. The graph is more alarmist than it needs to be but you can see the trend anyway.