Ted Cruz praises Michelle Obama for shunning head scarf

This link will take you to the full Jan. 28 Chicago Sun-Times story.

First Lady Michelle Obama is getting some support from an unlikely candidate: Republican Sen. Ted Cruz.

She created some controversy by not wearing a head covering while visiting Saudi Arabia to pay condolences after King Abdullah’s death.

Some took issue with the fact that she covered up on a trip to Indonesia, but not in Saudi Arabia.

Cruz, tweeted out his support “for standing up for women.”