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

Sen. John BarrassoJohn Anthony BarrassoTrump ramps up battle with Republican leadership GOP senator defends Cheney, Murkowski after Trump rebuke Sunday shows preview: Manchin makes the rounds after pivotal role in coronavirus relief debate MORE (R-Wyo.) said Sunday that President TrumpDonald TrumpTrump vows 'No more money for RINOS,' instead encouraging donations to his PAC Federal judge rules 'QAnon shaman' too dangerous to be released from jail Pelosi says Capitol riot was one of the most difficult moments of her career 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 ToddGOP senator defends Cheney, Murkowski after Trump rebuke Former Biden COVID-19 adviser: 'We are in the eye of the hurricane right now' Manchin firm on support for filibuster, mulls making it 'a little bit more painful' to use 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 RubioBiden grants temporary legal status to thousands of Venezuelans in US GOP votes in unison against COVID-19 relief bill Hillicon Valley: YouTube to restore Trump's account | House-passed election bill takes aim at foreign interference | Senators introduce legislation to create international tech partnerships MORE (D-Fla.) earlier Saturday called out Trump's reversal.