Robert Trump, a 71-year-old younger brother of US President Donald Trump, died on Saturday night in New York hospital. President Trump announced the death of Robert Trump on Saturday. The youngest of his siblings Robert remained close to the 74-year-old Trump.
Donald Trump Announced Roberts Death
The president announced the death through a statement on Saturday night, the day after the visit Trump visited his brother in Manhattan hospital: “It is with a 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,” Trump said.
The cause of Robert’s demise is not revealed; it is said that Robert had been on blood thinners. According to a family friend who spoke with The New York Times, Robert recently suffered brain bleeds that began after a fall. Trump, during the visit to Hospital on Friday, told the reporters that his brother was “having a hard time.”
He also won a temporary restraining order in June against Mary Trump, his niece, stopping her from publishing a tell-all book about Trump family and especially the president. Later, the restraining order was canceled by a state supreme court judge in Poughkeepsie, New york. “Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous man,” he said about the book. He also said that this book by Mary Trump violates a confidentiality agreement tied to the estate of his father, Fred Trump.
Robert was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York for more than a week in the month of June. He was born in 1948 and is the youngest of the five children of New York City real estate developer Fred Trump.