NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – President Donald Trump on Friday afternoon visited his 72-year-old brother Robert Trump at Weill Cornell Medical College on the Upper East Side. It is unclear exactly why his brother is hospitalized.

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“I hope he’s okay,” Trump told reporters upon his arrival at New Jersey’s Morristown Municipal Airport. “He’s having a tough time.”

And earlier at a briefing at the White House, Trump told reporters, “I have a wonderful brother. We’ve had a great relationship for a long time, from day one — that’s a long time ago. He’s in the hospital right now. Hopefully he’ll be alright. He’s having a hard time.”

Trump had already been scheduled to spend the weekend at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J. At 7 p.m., he is scheduled to deliver remarks to the Police Benevolent Association. 

Sources told ABC News that Robert is “very ill,” though his exact condition is not known. In June he spent over a week in the intensive care unit at Mount Sinai hospital in June.

Robert made headlines earlier this summer after filing a lawsuit on behalf of the Trump family in an attempt to stop the publication of Mary Trump’s tell-all book, “Too Much and Never Enough.”

He has also worked with his brother as a top executive at the Trump Organization.





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