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Trump sent a fox to guard the henhouse The agency’s first director, Barack Obama appointee Richard Cordray, stepped down in November.
Another fox, another henhouse: President Trump has named a coal industry consultant to lead the Interior Department’s Office of Surface Mining and Reclamation and Enforcement.
Looking for respectability and approval from white people will always be as fruitless a task as a chicken’s attempt to convince a fox to respect the boundaries of the henhouse.
To make more space inside the Herbruck's organic henhouses, which contain 56,000 square feet and stand about 20 feet in height, Herbruck has installed four levels of metal shelves.
On the other hand, allowing the former president of Goldman Sachs to sit atop one of Wall Street’s most powerful regulators seems a bit like having the fox watch the henhouse.
More often than not, state legislatures are tasked with drawing district maps, allowing the electoral foxes to draw and defend their henhouse districts.
Putting Puzder in charge of the Labor Department is like putting the fox in charge of the henhouse.
That language inspired their fox-and-henhouse comment.
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