Top GOP senator says he's concerned over Trump lifting Huawei ban

Sen. John BarrassoJohn Anthony BarrassoWhere do we go from here? Conservation can show the way Senators to meet with Zelensky after impeachment trial GOP senators defend Sondland, Vindman ousters: They weren't 'loyal' MORE (R-Wyo.) said Sunday that President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump suggests Sotomayor, Ginsburg should have to recuse themselves on 'Trump related' cases Sanders says idea he can't work with Republicans is 'total nonsense' Sanders releases list of how to pay for his proposals MORE lifting the ban on U.S. companies doing business with Chinese tech giant Huawei does "concern him," without denouncing Trump's recent announcement. 

"I'm very concerned about Huawei, I think they are a threat to our national security," Barrasso said on NBC's "Meet the Press." 

Barrasso said allowing Huawei in the U.S. "would be like the Trojan Horse ready to steal more information." 

While Barrasso expressed confidence in the president as a "deal maker," he said Trump's recent reversal is a concern when pushed by NBC's Chuck ToddCharles (Chuck) David ToddTrailing Democrats tout strength with black voters ahead of South Carolina Clyburn says Democrats spent 'too much time on Bloomberg' in Nevada debate The Democratic nominee won't be democratically chosen MORE

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"The president said that would be the last discussion point of the discussion on trade, let them work with other parts of this. But to me Huawei should not be in the United States," Barrasso said. 

Trump announced he would allow U.S. companies to sell products to Huawei Saturday at the Group of 20 Summit. 

The tech company is on a Commerce Department "entity list" that requires U.S. companies to get permission from Washington before selling components to the Chinese firm. 

Sen. Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioGOP casts Sanders as 2020 boogeyman Agencies play catch-up over security concerns with TikTok Sanders: 'Unfair to simply say everything is bad' in Cuba under Castro MORE (D-Fla.) earlier Saturday called out Trump's reversal.