The governors of Florida and Georgia have faced criticism for reopening parts of their states earlier than expected, while others are expected to follow suit soon.
Congressman Doug Collins from Georgia said he agrees with Governor Brian Kemp on reopening the economy, but not on how the governor is going about doing so.
An overwhelming majority of Democrats, as well as significant majorities of independents and Republicans, said they support the restrictions.
"They can wait a little bit longer," Trump said. "Just a bit. Not much."
On Tuesday, South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham stated that he was worried about the speed of Georgia's reopening, noting that he felt it was "too fast too soon."
Governor Brian Kemp extended the state's public health emergency order one month past its original April 13 termination date in response to the increasing number of coronavirus cases.
"Beachgoers are mostly locals and complying with social distancing orders," Governor Brian Kemp argued. "We will continue to monitor conditions."
The fallout continues for Georgia after Gov. Brian Kemp signed a stringent anti-abortion law last week.
Stacey Abrams still refused to officially concede, saying, "Concession means to acknowledge an action is right, true or proper."
Abrams said that there were still more votes to be counted and that people should plan for a December 4 runoff election in the Georgia governor's race.
A Georgia militia group and gun range said they're preparing to attack any Democrats who attempt to take their guns after Tuesday's midterm elections.
The talk show host and philanthropist, who rarely makes political endorsements, explained in an impassioned speech why she decided to support Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams.
Former President Barack Obama will campaign for Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams days before the November 6 midterm election.
Carter asked Brian Kemp to step down from his role overseeing an election in which he is a candidate.
Brian Kemp has denied the allegations of voter suppression as he runs to become governor of Georgia.
"Voter suppression isn't only about blocking the vote," said Abrams. "It is also about creating an atmosphere of fear, making sure their votes won't count."
The video is gaining attention amid accusations that Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp, who is running for governor, is suppressing the vote of minorities, with more than 50,000 voter registrations on hold.
A Georgia county that is nearly two-thirds black may have almost all of its polling places shut down ahead of a gubernatorial election in which a candidate could become the country's first black female governor.
GOP gubernatorial candidate Casey Cagle was secretly recorded criticizing an election he sees as a race to appeal to the party's "craziest" right-wing base.
In a previous campaign video, the antiestablishment candidate for Georgia's governor's seat aimed a shotgun at a teenager who purportedly wanted to date his daughter.
Brian Kemp's video was intended to be funny, his supporters said.