Larry Kudlow, director of the U.S. Nationwide Financial Council, speaks to members of the media on the White Home in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, April 6, 2020.Stefani Reynolds | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesNational Financial Council Director Larry Kudlow informed CNBC on Thursday that there are encouraging financial indicators in states which have reopened companies and that the Trump administration expects a robust rebound.”We’re seeing the economic system step by step, in phases, reopen in Could and June. These are the transition months. We’re truly seeing some glimmers of hope amidst all of the hardship and heartbreak,” Kudlow mentioned on “The Change.” Earlier Thursday, the Labor Division reported that there have been greater than 2 million preliminary jobless claims final week, bringing the entire variety of new claims because the coronavirus disaster started to greater than 40 million. Persevering with jobless claims did decline barely, nonetheless. All through the month of Could, states and cities have been lifting financial restrictions that had been used to sluggish the unfold of the virus. Many states have now allowed nonessential companies to reopen with social distancing measures.Kudlow pointed to the excessive share of unemployed employees in April who described their layoff as “short-term” as a motive to anticipate the economic system to get well shortly. “If that’s true, or if that’s practically true, then we may see of us coming again to work sooner than we’d have thought, to illustrate, a month or six weeks in the past,” Kudlow mentioned. He additionally pressured that the well being scenario was a part of the financial restoration, saying the reopening of states and companies “has bought to be completed safely.” In response to the financial hit from the pandemic, federal leaders handed the CARES Act, which added an extra $600 per week to employees who filed for unemployment and supplied help for companies. The flat $600 addition to unemployment advantages has been criticized by some politicians as a result of it successfully provides some low-wage employees a elevate for not working.Republican Sen. Rob Portman from Ohio has proposed giving cash bonuses to encourage workers to return to work, and Kudlow mentioned the Trump administration was open to that concept. “It is one thing we’re taking a look at very intently. We may go along with one thing like that,” Kudlow mentioned.