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Trump is famous for requesting things to "make the deal easier" and then proceeding to ask for even more. So quite possibly Ecuador is going to be finding out fairly soon about additional things they need to do to get those loans.

Are you saying Trump directs the terms of IMF funding?

Not directly, but yes the U.S. has quite a bit of leverage over the IMF.

No, he's saying Trump and the IMF could be employing similar tactics.

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