“We hope it gives us a reprieve until Nov. 3. Everyone who comes in here will be a volunteer for the Mehta campaign, and we’ll be here to exercise our rights. And we’re not requiring masks, either.”
– New Jersey gym owner Frank Trumbetti, who has been in a running battle with that state’s governor Phil Murphy over COVID-19 restrictions. He’s now allied with Republican Rik Mehta, a pharmacist challenging Cory Booker for a U.S. Senate seat in New Jersey and has turned his gym into Mehta’s campaign headquarters.