Robert, the younger brother of the United States President, Donald Trump, has reportedly died on Saturday after being hospitalized for an undisclosed illness in New York.
The confirmation of his death was made by the US president in a statement, adding that Robert was his best friend and will be missed.
According to the statement from the White House: “It is with heavy heart I share that my wonderful brother, Robert, peacefully passed away tonight.
“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.”
Earlier on Friday, Trump had paid his brother a visit at a hospital in New York before his death.
Details of the cause of his death have not been made known.