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

Sen. John BarrassoJohn Anthony BarrassoSunday shows preview: Senate votes to raise debt ceiling; Facebook whistleblower blasts company during testimony The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - After high drama, Senate lifts debt limit Here are the 11 GOP senators who helped advance the debt extension MORE (R-Wyo.) said Sunday that President TrumpDonald TrumpTrump criticizes Justice for restoring McCabe's benefits Biden: Those who defy Jan. 6 subpoenas should be prosecuted Hillicon Valley — Presented by LookingGlass — Hackers are making big money 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 ToddGrisham thinks Trump will run in 2024 and have no 'guardrails' Senate Democrat says 'a lot left to be learned' about Trump effort to overturn election Sanders: 'Not my understanding' that Biden called for lower price on reconciliation bill 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 RubioDefense & National Security — Military starts giving guidance on COVID-19 vaccine refusals Blinken pressed to fill empty post overseeing 'Havana syndrome' Tim Scott takes in .3 million in third quarter MORE (D-Fla.) earlier Saturday called out Trump's reversal.