By Frank utonga
Robert died on Saturday after being hospitalized for an undisclosed illness in New York.
The US president confirmed the death in a statement, adding that Robert was his best friend and will be missed.
The statement reads: “It is with heavy heart I share that my wonderful brother, Robert, peacefully passed away tonight,” Trump said in a White House 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.”
Trump had paid his brother a visit on Friday at a hospital in New York before his death.
There are no details on the cause of his death.