Cuomo and Trump have a history of publicly sparring, sometimes becoming combative earlier in the pandemic as NY requested coronavirus-related resources.
"The president also acknowledges in NY we are very aggressive about getting these projects done on time", Cuomo said.
Phase 1 means opening of construction, agriculture, limited retail, manufacturing, and wholesale trade.
Long Island is back in business.
He did not mention that the CDC guidance was just that while the state order bound the nursing homes under law. "It's killing, killing the store", said Janice Corio, manager of Madison's Niche, a boutique in Garden City.
"Look at states that give more money than they get back". Not any income coming in.
The governor, speaking during his daily coronavirus briefing in the board room of the Stock Exchange, said all areas of the state except New York City are in the first phase of reopening or will begin it later this week.
New infections have slowed throughout the state but not stopped.
Cuomo repeated he has no desire to be anything but New York's governor. The state reported 12 new deaths linked to COVID-19 on Monday.
During a news conference following his meeting, Cuomo confirmed that he brought up the prospect of jump-starting infrastructure projects around New York City.
Cuomo said he talked to Trump about two train tunnels beneath the Hudson River, an expansion of the Second Avenue subway line and a train linking LaGuardia Airport in Queens to Manhattan.
Elsewhere, beaches, fitness centers and hotels in Florida's Broward County, including Fort Lauderdale, were given the green light to open on Tuesday with some restrictions. I have a shovel in the back of my vehicle. "It's tragic now, but relative to where we've been, we're on the other side of the curve, and that is the lowest number that we've had".
The projects require some federal funding or approval.
And Cuomo said he'll meet with Trump in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday to discuss joint projects with the federal government.
Cuomo also is seeking more federal aid for states like NY that are struggling with revenue shortfalls because of the pandemic.
Cuomo once again attacked Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell for his no Blue-state bailout comment from weeks ago. "Stop abusing the states that bore the brunt of the COVID virus through no fault of their own".
"This has to be part of who we are and what we do every day", he said. That said, a recurring monthly pledge of any amount through Patreon can help us deliver more content, and more in-depth coverage throughout the region. The governor said he expects the recovery to be "uneven", with layoffs in some industries that will harm workers. "Fiscal responsibility is very important here".