"It is with heavy heart I share that my wonderful brother, Robert, peacefully passed away tonight," the statement reads.
The fact that Robert Trump is in the hospital became known on Friday, August 14.
"I can confirm the report that the president's brother has been hospitalized," White House Deputy Press Secretary Judd Deere told CNN.
On the same day, the US President said that he visited his brother in a hospital in New York, noting that he was going through "hard times."
Robert Trump was born in 1948, he was two years younger than Donald Trump. He served as a senior executive at the Trump Organization before retiring.
In January 2016, when his older brother was running for the presidency, he said that he supported him "by a thousand percent."
As we reported before, President of the U.S. Donald Trump stated that he would like to invite President of Russia Vladimir Putin to G7 summit.