United States President Donald Trump is bereaved.
Trump announced the passing of his brother, Rober Trump.
He died at 71.
Trump disclosed this in a White House statement.
“It is with heavy heart I announce the death of my brother,Robert,who 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.”
The 74 year old Trump had previously called his brother “wonderful” and said they have “had a great relationship for a long time, from day one.”
Trump’s daughter and adviser Ivanka however said on Twitter Saturday: “Uncle Robert, we love you. You are in our hearts and prayers, always.