WASHINGTON, March 28 The possible bankruptcy of
U.S. nuclear developer Westinghouse Electric Co is a "concern"
for the Trump administration and is a potential national
security issue, an official of the U.S. administration told
Reuters on Tuesday.
Washington was in touch with the Japanese government over
the issue, the official said, speaking on condition of anonymity
"We are going to express quietly at the working level the
concern that if several different things happen in a bad way,
there’s a potential national security issue here," the official
Pittsburgh-based Westinghouse plans to seek bankruptcy
protection from creditors on Tuesday as it struggles to limit
losses that have thrown its Japanese parent Toshiba Corp into
crisis, people familiar with Toshiba's thinking said.
(Reporting by David Brunnstrom and Matt Spetalnick)