U.S. banks embroiled in the Asian financial crisis should expect Congress to impose painful terms on any bailout package, insiders here warned late last week.

The administration is seeking nearly $20 billion for the International Monetary Fund, but Sen. Rod Grams, chairman of Senate Banking's international finance subcommittee, said liberals as well as conservatives are expected to fight the plan as a taxpayer bailout of risky loans by big banks.

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