President Donald Trump speaks at the Galt House on August 21, 2019 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Historically, an incumbent president running for re-election is all but guaranteed their party's nomination. But like some other more controversial presidents, Donald Trump is facing a primary challenge -- in fact two: former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld and former Illinois Congressman Joe Walsh—for the GOP nomination in 2020.

Or is he?

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WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 14: (AFP OUT) U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Ireland Prime Minister Leo Varadkar in the Oval Office of the White House on March 14, 2019 in Washington, DC. Later in the day, Varadkar and President Trump will travel to Capitol Hill to attend the Friends of Ireland Luncheon. (Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

The Kansas Department of Transportation has fired one of its employees after they used the organization's Twitter account to refer to President Donald Trump as "a delusional communist" in response to criticisms of the media that he tweeted over the weekend.

“Today a KDOT employee sent a tweet from our SC Kansas KDOT Twitter account. The tweet has been deleted from the KDOT account as it does not reflect the views of KDOT or the Administration and was an unacceptable use of state communication tools,” said Kansas Transportation Secretary Julie Lorenz in a statement to The Wichita Eagle.

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Kansas House of Representatives, Christel Highland/Facebook

Decades ago, the first openly gay elected official, Harvey Milk, encouraged LGBTQ people to come out to their loved ones, forcing those loved ones to confront "how they will hurt you in the voting booth."

Now, thanks to the courage of one Kansas state Congressman's daughter, it's affecting how legislators back policy as well.

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Kansas state Senator Barbara Bollier, California state Assemblyman Brian Maienschein and New Jersey state Senator Dawn Marie Addiego (Kansas, California and New Jersey government archives)

Since state governments began swearing in elected officials for the new legislative sessions, Democrats continued to see gains in their numbers. But how, when the 2018 election is over?

Republicans in Kansas, California and New Jersey left the GOP to become Democrats. And they all cited the same reason.

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Democratic Representative Sharice Davids of Kansas and Representative Deb Haaland of New Mexico (Sharice for Congress and Deb Haaland for Congress)

Indian, American Indian, Native American, Native, Indigenous, Aboriginal or First Nations, the designation given by the United States government and popular culture for the Indigenous peoples of the Americas evolved since first contact over 500 years ago.

During that time, the United States was born, grew and evolved as well.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 20: Ann Coulter speaks onstage during Politicon 2018 at Los Angeles Convention Center on October 20, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Polk/Getty Images for Politicon)

Far-Right political commentator Ann Coulter is known for saying incendiary things to get the media's attention.

That's just what she did after what was, all in all, a successful 2018 midterms for the Democrats. One of the most stunning outcomes is that of the Kansas gubernatorial race, which saw Democrat Laura Kelly defeat Kris Kobach by seven points in the mostly Republican state.

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Democratic candidate for Kansas’ Third District Congressional race Sharice Davids. (Flickr photo provided by Sharice Davids for Congress campaign)

*This article has been updated.

On Tuesday afternoon, Native Twitter began to spread news first reported by The Kansas City Star concerning Sharice Davids, a member of the Ho-Chunk Nation. Davids is the Democratic candidate for Kansas' Third Congressional District challenging the Republican incumbent, Representative Kevin Yoder.

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