(OPINION) ETH – The teachers’ union president ignited a firestorm after suggesting schools may not reopen this fall after the new CDC guidance this week.

According to the report,  American Federation of Teachers (AFT) President Randi Weingarten was heard making the statement on Wednesday during a TV interview. “So the bottom line is, we’re going to keep kids safe, we’re going to keep our members safe, we’re going to try to open up schools, and we’re going to move through this political battlefield,” Weingarten told MSNBC.

Weingarten called the CDC’s guidance a “curveball.” After making this statement many responded by stating that she argued in May “we can and we must reopen schools in the fall. for in-person teaching, learning, and support, and we just keep them open fully and safely five days a week.”

Ricky Scaparo is the pastor and founder of the international ministry End Time Headlines. A ministry that provides resources to equip believers and to inform the discerning of the signs and seasons in which we live. His mission is to inform his readers and viewers of prophetic events and how they are unfolding before our very eyes through news and headlines presented from a prophetic perspective in light of the Holy Bible.