Republican president-elect Donald Trump (R) hugs his brother Robert Trump after delivering his acceptance speech on the New York Hilton Midtown within the early morning hours of November 9, 2016 in New York Metropolis.Chip Somodevilla | Getty ImagesRobert Trump, the youthful brother of President Donald Trump, has handed away, the White Home mentioned in a press release late Saturday. “It’s with heavy coronary heart I share that my fantastic brother, Robert, peacefully handed away tonight,” the president mentioned within the assertion. “He was not simply my brother, he was my greatest pal. He can be enormously missed, however we’ll meet once more.”There have been conflicting experiences about whether or not he was 71 or 72, in keeping with NBC Information. The president traveled to New York Metropolis on Friday to go to his ailing youthful brother who was again in hospital.It’s not clear what the reason for his dying was. The White Home didn’t disclose Robert Trump’s sickness and the date of his most up-to-date hospitalization.He was considered one of Trump’s 4 siblings and lately filed a lawsuit to dam the publication of a e book by their niece, Mary Trump. The tell-all memoir, “Too A lot and By no means Sufficient, How My Household Created the World’s Most Harmful Man,” was revealed forward of schedule after Robert failed to cease its launch.Robert Trump argued that Mary Trump violated a nondisclosure settlement she signed with him, Donald Trump and their sister.Ivanka Trump, the president’s daughter and a senior White Home advisor, mentioned on Twitter: “Uncle Robert, we love you. You’re in our hearts and prayers, all the time.”Her brother Eric Trump known as their uncle “an unbelievable man – robust, variety and dependable to the core.”Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani additionally tweeted his condolences. “Robert Trump has a giant coronary heart. As a former Mayor I understand how a lot he did to assist New Yorkers in want. We’ve misplaced a extremely good man. My love, prayers and condolences to the #Trump household,” Giuliani mentioned on Twitter.Right here is the total assertion from the White Home.It’s with heavy coronary heart I share that my fantastic brother, Robert, peacefully handed away tonight. He was not simply my brother, he was my greatest pal. He can be enormously missed, however we’ll meet once more. His reminiscence will dwell on in my coronary heart without end. Robert, I really like you. Relaxation in peace.— CNBC’s Dan Mangan contributed to this report.