Donald Trump confirmed the demise of his brother Robert in a press release launched via the White Home.
Robert Trump, the youthful brother of Donald Trump, has handed away on the age of 71, the White Home confirms. Robert had reportedly been hospitalized for upwards of every week earlier than his passing on Saturday. Robert was beforehand hospitalized in June with an undisclosed situation. It is unclear if his demise was associated to his hospitalization in June.
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“It’s with heavy coronary heart I share that my great brother, Robert, peacefully handed away tonight,” Trump mentioned in a press launch from the White Home. “He was not simply my brother, he was my finest buddy. He might be vastly missed, however we are going to meet once more. His reminiscence will stay on in my coronary heart endlessly. Robert, I really like you. Relaxation in peace.”
Though there have not been any reviews of what the reason for demise could have been, Robert was extremely sick by the point his brother visited him on Friday on the New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Middle in Manhattan. Trump mentioned his brother was having a “robust time” forward of his go to to the hospital.
“I’ve an exquisite brother. We’ve had a terrific relationship for a very long time, from day one,” Trump advised reporters earlier than leaving for NYC. “He’s within the hospital proper now, and hopefully he’ll be all proper.”
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris each supplied their prayers to Trump and his household throughout this time. “Mr. President, Jill and I are unhappy to study of your youthful brother Robert’s passing,” Biden tweeted. “I do know the large ache of shedding a cherished one — and I understand how necessary household is in moments like these. I hope you already know that our prayers are with you all.”