Robert Trump, younger brother to our president, Donald Trump, passed on Saturday, the day after Donald Trump visited him in the hospital. Today, Trump said he may hold a small memorial service for his late brother Robert Trump at the White House at the end of the week.
“We’re looking at Friday. And we may do just a small service right here in the White House for my brother. We’re looking at doing that,” Trump told reporters as he left the White House to travel to Minnesota and Wisconsin.
“That would be, I think a great honor to him. I think he’d be greatly honored,” Trump added said to reporters forNew York Post.“He was so proud of what we were doing and what we are doing for our country. So I think it would be appropriate.”
“It is with heavy heart I share that my wonderful brother, Robert, 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 President said.
Donald Trump is expected to attend his brother’s funeral. However no details were immediately available on plans. Additionally, a source familiar said the President personally dictated the White House statement on his brother.
“Uncle Robert, we love you. You are in our hearts and prayers, always,” Ivanka Trump posted on Twitter Saturday night.