Gym Owner Who Defied Lockdown Runs for Office

Kevin Hogan
By Kevin Hogan
February 8, 2022NTD News Today

During the pandemic, politicians had to make tough decisions. They had to protect public health while minimizing harm to businesses and the economy. Lockdowns were a measure of choice for many jurisdictions. And now a gym owner in New Jersey who made national headlines for defying those lockdown restrictions is running for Congress. Ian Smith, the owner of Atilis gym says the government has overstepped its bounds and that the middle class has suffered for it. He tells us why he’s running and whether the adversity he faced during the lockdowns is the main reason.

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