president of the UNITED states Donald Trumps 72-year-old brother, Robert Trump, is dead Saturday.
This was stated by the president in a statement on the night of Sunday, Danish time.
the Announcement comes a day after Donald Trump visited his brother at the Presbyterian Hospital in New York city.
Trump bar face mask on arrival to the hospital and was in approximately 45 minutes. Subsequently he went to Bedminster county, New Jersey, where he on Saturday held a press conference.
It is not stated what the cause of death is, but several us media wrote on Saturday, that Trumps little brother was seriously ill.
Robert Trump, who was two years younger than the president, is a businessman and a part of the family ejendomsimperium.
- It is with a heavy heart, I share, to my wonderful brother, Robert, in the night passed quietly away. He was not just my brother, he was my best friend. He will be very missed, but we will meet again.
- His memory will live on in my heart forever. Robert, I love you. Rest in peace, writes Trump in the declaration.
the President is expected to participate in the Robert Trumps funeral.
Death occurs just a few months before the u.s. presidential elections in the UNITED states, where Donald Trump is seeking re-election as the Republican candidate.
About a week is the plan, that Donald Trump should be nominated as the party's official presidential candidate by a convention in the state of North Carolina.
Up to the convention, the president has also a busy calendar, where he is planning visits in the four swing states as part of his campaign.
Donald Trump said Saturday before hospitalsbesøget, that his brother 'had it hard', without telling, what he failed.
Robert Trump was known to be extremely loyal to his older brother.
In June, he won a tilholdssag against his niece Mary Trump to prevent her from publishing a book that puts Donald Trump and his family in a bad light.
the supreme Court in Poughkeepsie, New York dismissed the later a request to stop the publishing of the book and cancelled at the same time tilholdet against Mary Trump.
Mary Trump describes in the book Donald Trump as a product of a 'toxic' family, and calls him in the title of 'world's most dangerous man'.
the President's brother, has said that the book is a 'disgrace', and to violate an agreement of commercial secrecy in the family.