US president, Donald Trump’s younger brother, Robert is dead

Donald Trump’s younger brother, Robert is dead.

Robert kicked the bucket on Saturday after being hospitalized for an undisclosed illness in New York.

The US president affirmed the passing in an announcement, including that Robert was his best friend and will be missed.

The announcement peruses: “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 visited his sibling on Friday at a hospital in New York before his death.

There are no details on the reason for his demise.