President Trump’s younger brother, Robert Trump, died Friday evening, according to a statement released by the White House. Robert was 71.
“It is with heavy heart I share that my wonderful brother, Robert, peacefully passed away tonight,” Trump said in the statement released late Saturday night.
“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.”
Robert Trump was hospitalized in New York City where the president visited him on Friday.
It is unclear what caused Robert Trump’s death at this time.