Donald Trump’s younger brother Robert in a rare interview said the president is doing fantastic and the family is doing great despite media reports that he doesn’t support his big brother.
Robert Trump was arriving at Los Angeles International Airport on Thursday night when a cameraman quizzed him about how his elder brother is holding up as the impeachment saga unfolds.
‘I think he’s doing fantastic,’ said a smiling Robert Trump of his brother, as he got into the back seat of a large black SUV.
Robert Trump, 71, is a retired business executive who, in contrast to his brother, has consistently maintained a low public profile.
The younger Trump was for years an executive at the family’s Trump Organization, where he managed the real estate portfolio outside of Manhattan.
He was married to socialite Blaine Trump until there 2007 divorce and currently serves on the board of directors of ZeniMax Media.
The president also has two older sisters, Elizabeth Trump Grau, who is a retired executive from Chase Manhattan Bank, and Maryanne Trump Barry, a retired federal judge.
According to town residents, Robert maintains a reserved but affable presence in Millbrook and its environs, using his financial largesse to support a number of local causes and small businesses. Now in his late 60s, Robert is a trustee of Angels of Light, a holiday giving nonprofit, and he’s donated quite heavily to a horse rescue operation in the area, among other things.