UPDATE: President Trump provided the press an update at a White House press conference on Friday. He said that Robert is "a wonderful brother" and that "we've had a great relationship."
"Hopefully he'll be all right, but he's having a hard time," the president added.
The president's plans were interrupted on Friday after learning that his younger brother Robert has been hospitalized in New York. He is reportedly "very ill."
NEWS - Pres Trump brother Robert hospitalized in NY sources say "very ill" POTUS expected to visit him today - @PressSec confirms @ABC adding Trump & brother have "a very good relationship" & @realDonaldTrump would provide more details soon w/ @KFaulders https://t.co/tN1IHUW2YV— John Santucci (@Santucci) August 14, 2020
Robert, a former executive at the Trump Organization, was previously hospitalized in the intensive care unit at Mount Sinai hospital in New York for more than a week in June.
White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany told the press that the president would be providing an update on his brother's condition later today. She added that the siblings "have a very good relationship."
JUST IN: President Trump will stop in NYC this afternoon to visit his brother Robert, who is said to be very ill in the hospital. Senior Admin official says, “He has a very good relationship with his brother and his brother is very special to him.”— Paula Reid (@PaulaReidCBS) August 14, 2020