U.S. President trump held a funeral for his brother Robert trump at the White House on the 21st, the first time in nearly 90 years that a family member of the president has held a funeral in the White House. The funeral was held in the East Hall of the White House, and trump delivered a eulogy. A White House official said dozens of people attended the funeral, and trump personally paid for the funeral. In addition to members of the trump family, vice president burns and former New York Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani) all attended the ceremony. At about 5:20 pm on the 21st, Trump and first lady Melania walked out of the north gate of the White House hand in hand. Before stepping down the steps, trump stood for a moment with his eyes closed, and Melania in a black dress clasped his hand. In an interview on the 17th, trump revealed his idea of holding a funeral for Robert in the White House. He said Robert was proud of what the government had done, so it was appropriate to hold a funeral in the White House. Anita McBride, a board member of the White House Historical Association, said the White House was a home lent to them when the president was in office, so they also need to understand their decisions. For trump, it was one of the ways to commemorate his brother. Robert trump died of illness in New York on August 15, local time at the age of 71. The specific cause of death was not disclosed. In June this year, it was reported that Robert’s health deteriorated and he was transferred to intensive care unit. He died last week. Trump also flew to New York to accompany him on his last journey. As Trump’s youngest brother, trump once described Robert as “much quieter and more easygoing” than himself, and that he was the only one in his life who he called “dear”. In announcing Robert’s death last week, trump said Robert was not just his brother, but his best friend. < p > < p > Robert worked on Wall Street before his death, and then transferred to his family business to take charge of the real estate business. He was nicknamed “nice trump” in the group. After trump was elected, Robert retired and moved to the Hudson Valley, rarely in the spotlight. But in an interview with the New York Times in 2016, he made it clear that he was a strong supporter of trump. In June, Robert filed a lawsuit on behalf of the trump family in an attempt to prevent their niece, Mary trump, from publishing a memoir revealing the family’s secrets, but failed. The next month, he accused Mary of trying to sharpen the family relationship for her own benefit and shame the whole family. According to the book, the trump brothers conspired to deprive her of her inheritance rights and health insurance in her family trust. < / P > < p > funerals held in the White House are not common. Previous US Presidents’ funerals are more likely to be held in Washington’s National Cathedral. Three former US presidents, Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford and George Bush, who died in the 21st century, all held funerals in the National Cathedral. The last funeral in the White House was held in 1963, with John F. Kennedy）。 The first funeral at the White House was William Harrison, the ninth president who died in 1841. There are also Zachary Taylor, 12th president, Abraham Lincoln, 16th president and Franklin D. Roosevelt). However, there are also precedents for non presidential people to hold funerals in the White House. Both Lincoln and the 30th president, Calvin Coolidge, held funerals at the White House for their son’s early death. In 1890, the wife and daughter of then Navy Secretary Benjamin Tracy died in a fire, and Benjamin Harrison, the 23rd president, held a funeral in the White House. The latest was in 1936, when Franklin Roosevelt, the 32nd president of the United States, held a state funeral in the East Hall for his longtime political adviser and close friend, Louis Howe. In addition to many private funerals in the White House. According to the White House History Association, at least 18 weddings were held in the White House, with the earliest record of the wedding of the sister of Dolly madion, the first lady, in 1812. In 2013, Pete Souza, the Chief Photographer of the Obama era White House, married in the rose garden.