The Younger brother of Donald Trump (Robert S. Trump) died on Saturday night, August 15 in Manhattan.
According to the reports, He died at the New York Prebyterian Weill Cornell medical center in Lennox Hill. He is age 71.
The White house announced his death but did not state the cause of the incident.
According to Donald Trump statement he said “He was not just my brother but 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.”
According to a Family friend, They said Robert Trump, who took blood thinners, had experienced brain bleeds which began after a recent fall.
President DonaldTrump went to Manhattan on Friday, August 14, to see his brother at the hospital.
“I have a wonderful brother,” the president said on Friday at a White House news conference before departing to visit him. “We’ve had a great relationship for a long time, from Day 1.”
The two had in fact been estranged for years before Donald Trump’s run for the White House.
On Saturday, when Robert Trump was not expected to live much longer, the president called the hospital from his Bedminster, N.J., golf club, New York Times reports. He shortly held a news conference but did not mention his brother’s health. Friends who spoke to him said he was downcast.
Robert Trump had no children, but he helped raise Christopher Hollister Trump-Retchin, the son of his first wife, Blaine Trump, even giving him his last name.
Robert is survived by his second wife, Ann Marie Pallan, his brother, Donald Trump, and his sisters, Maryanne Trump Barry and Elizabeth Trump Grau. His brother Fred Jr. died in 1981.