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

Sen. John BarrassoJohn Anthony BarrassoDavis: The Hall of Shame for GOP senators who remain silent on Donald Trump Senators ask for removal of tariffs on EU food, wine, spirits: report Latest Trump proposal on endangered species could limit future habitat, critics say MORE (R-Wyo.) said Sunday that President TrumpDonald John TrumpDemocrat calls on White House to withdraw ambassador to Belarus nominee TikTok collected data from mobile devices to track Android users: report Peterson wins Minnesota House primary in crucial swing district 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 ToddPublic health expert: 50 percent effective coronavirus vaccine would be 'better than what we have now' Navarro 'confident' Trump executive actions 'will stand up' in court Karen Bass: 'I'm not a socialist, I'm not a communist' 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 RubioDavis: The Hall of Shame for GOP senators who remain silent on Donald Trump Lincoln Project expands GOP target list, winning Trump ire China sanctioning Rubio, Cruz in retaliatory move over Hong Kong MORE (D-Fla.) earlier Saturday called out Trump's reversal.