The request, if granted, would allow for the public to hunt grizzly bears for the first in 30 years in Montana.
Montana is the only state that forbids all employers from requiring their workers to get vaccinated. Medical advocates have filed a lawsuit against it.
Unemployment benefits during the COVID pandemic face scrutiny after job numbers for April grew by only 266,000.
His political opponent has demanded he cancel all public events until he gets a negative COVID-19 test result.
"He's my kind of guy," Trump was quoted as saying.
Gianforte pleaded guilty earlier this month to misdemeanor assault for a tussle with a Guardian reporter.
The Republican Congressman-elect pleaded guilty to assaulting reporter Ben Jacobs the day before his election victory.
Politicians attacking or threatening journalists is an issue that's currently at the center of a national debate, after the Republican was charged with misdemeanor assault.
Thursday's Republican victory for an open House of Representatives seat turned out to be a hyper-interpreted microcosm of America's crazy national moment, complete with a "body slam" that sent a reporter to the hospital.
Gianforte was charged with misdemeanor assault after allegedly body-slamming Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs.
Montana Republican congressional candidate Greg Gianforte was accused of physically assaulting a reporter on the campaign trail on Wednesday.