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

Sen. John BarrassoJohn Anthony BarrassoIf Democrats want gun control, they must first concede defeat Conway: Republican concerns about gun reform 'all reconcilable' Five proposals Congress is eyeing after mass shootings MORE (R-Wyo.) said Sunday that President TrumpDonald John TrumpDavid Axelrod after Ginsburg cancer treatment: Supreme Court vacancy could 'tear this country apart' EU says it will 'respond in kind' if US slaps tariffs on France Ginsburg again leaves Supreme Court with an uncertain future 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 ToddBret Baier calls out Trump for lashing out at Fox News polls: 'Fox has not changed' White House offers reassurances amid recession fears as 2020 candidates sound alarm Possible GOP challenger says Trump doesn't deserve reelection, but would vote for him over Democrat 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 group calls on Republican senators to stand up to McConnell on election security in new ads What the gun safety debate says about Washington Trump moves forward with F-16 sale to Taiwan opposed by China MORE (D-Fla.) earlier Saturday called out Trump's reversal.