What kind of border wall does Trump want? It depends on who’s asking.

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( CNN) Big. Beautiful. Impenetrable.

Now, as Republicans and Democrat on Capitol Hill get down to the gritty business of hashing out a bargain to codify shields for Dreamers, the White House is insisting that there can be no agreement, either on the full Dream Act or a revival of onetime President Barack Obama’s stopgap Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy, without a guarantee of brand-new federal funding for “the wall.”

That’s government officials indication — one Trump performed again Wednesday afternoon during a brief question-and-answer discussion with reporters. The actuality, though, as we’ve verified during the past year, is not quite so simple.