US President Donald Trump’s younger brother Robert Trump dies at 71

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Published: August 16,2020 09:12 AM
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August 16, 2020: US President Donald Trump’s younger brother, Robert Trump, a businessman known for an even keel that seemed almost incompatible with the family name, had died on Saturday night after

August 16, 2020: US President Donald Trump’s younger brother, Robert Trump, a businessman known for an even keel that seemed almost incompatible with the family name, had died on Saturday night after being hospitalized in New York, the president said in a statement. He was 71.





According to sources, the President visited his brother at a New York City hospital on Friday after White House officials said he had become seriously ill.



It is with heavy heart I share that my wonderful brother, Robert, peacefully passed away tonight,” Donald Trump said in a statement. “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.”





Reports say, the youngest of the Trump siblings remained close to the 74-year-old president and, as recently as June, filed a lawsuit on behalf of the Trump family that unsuccessfully sought to stop publication of a tell-all book by the president’s niece, Mary.



Robert Trump had reportedly been hospitalized in the intensive care unit for several days that same month.