Trump returning to Mar-a-Lago for Easter after golfing there on Palm Sunday

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Donald Trump wrapped up his sixth - and most consequential - presidential visit to Mar-a-Lago on Sunday by golfing at his nearby course while Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley struck differing tones on U.S. plans in Syria after Thursday's Trump-ordered missile strikes.

Trump will return to Palm Beach for Easter weekend, he told guests at his Trump International Golf Club, according to an exclusive Palm Beach Daily News report.

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Trump’s Palm Sunday included five hours at Trump International in unincorporated West Palm Beach. The president golfed as part of two foursomes and ordered a salad in the club room afterward.

While he was at the club, Trump also took time to tweet that the U.S. “strongly condemns” the bombings earlier in the day of two Coptic Christian churches in Egypt.

Trump left the golf club and returned to Mar-a-Lago for about 90 minutes, then headed for Palm Beach International Airport.

As the presidential motorcade crossed the Intracoastal Waterway about 4:15 p.m., the vehicles slowed. Trump didn’t get out of the car or roll down his window, but he could be seen giving a thumbs-up and mouthing “thank you” to supporters on the street.

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Farther west, the motorcade passed protesters near Dreher Park. The group — smaller than in previous weeks — included people holding signs that spelled out “Loser” and “Liar.”

Air Force One took off for Washington around 4:30 p.m.

Trump’s latest visit to his tropical White House was the most historically significant of his presidency so far.

Trump hosted Chinese President Xi Jinping for a summit Thursday and Friday at Mar-a-Lago. Shortly before dining with the Chinese leader Thursday night, Trump huddled with top advisers in a secure room at his estate and gave final approval to fire Tomahawk missiles at a Syrian air base in response to a chemical attack in Syria last week.

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