USA Today Network Associated Press Published 10:07 a.m. ET Feb. 9, 2018
California Democratic Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia, the head of the Legislative Women's Caucus and a leading figure in the state's anti-sexual harassment movement, is accused of groping a male staffer from another lawmaker's office.
Daniel Fierro told The Associated Press on Thursday that Garcia stroked his back, squeezed his buttocks and attempted to touch his crotch in a dugout after a legislative softball game in 2014.
Fierro didn't report it at the time but in January told his former boss, Democratic Assemblyman Ian Calderon, who reported it to Assembly leaders. The Assembly is now investigating Garcia.
Politico first reported Fierro's accusation.
Read more: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2018/02/09/man-accuses-california-metoo-leader-sexual-misconduct/322888002/
What a mess. Everybody is accusing everybody else of sexual harassment. Can I get some money if I claim that I, too, was sexually harassed?