And she has full choice in travelling there - it's coming back that her choice is removed (remembers airport authorities insisting my kid brother aged 11 to take responsibility for 18 year old me and out mother, signing as our guardian so we could be allowed to leave the country in Dad's absence)
It's the media making a fuss. I was on Twitter and you can see that over the years most American women in politics have not covered their heads. This includes Hillary Clinton, Barbra bush, condoleeza rice and so on. It was nothing special. Am Michelle fun by the way.