The white house announced in a statement on Saturday the the U.S.President, Donald Trump has lost Robert, his younger brother who died at the age of 71 after battling with an unknown disease for several months.
It was reported that Robert Trump died a day after his brother, President Trump had visited him in the hospital he was at New York. Trump, 74 had initially expressed fears and concern over the health situation of his brother during his visit to the New York- Presbyterian/Weill Cornel Medical Center on Friday.
“It is with heavy heart I share that my wonderful brother, Robert, peacefully passed away. He was not just my brother, he was my best friend. He will be greatly missed, but we will meet again. His memory will live on in my heart forever. Robert I love you. Rest in Peace”, Trump said in a statement which he failed to disclose the cause of death.
CNN reports that Trump’s younger brother before his death was previously hospitalized in June with an undisclosed serious condition.
He was the executive vice president of Trump’s organization and was also a Real Estate developer who avoided spotlight unlike his brother Donald Trump.