A California flesh presser — who has been a vocal supporter of the Me Too movement — is reportedly underneath investigation after a former male staffer accused her of groping him.
Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia allegedly cornered the then-25-year-antique staffer within the dugout in 2014 after the yearly state meeting softball game and squeezed his butt, according to Politico.
The staffer, Daniel Fierro, informed the newspaper that he “extricated himself” from the situation before the assemblywomen may seize his crotch.
Fierro knowledgeable his present boss — male Assemblyman Ian Calderon — about the alleged incident and it used to be then stated the Meeting Regulations Committee who then introduced an investigation, Politico said.
Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia mentioned in an announcement to The Post that she took phase in the softball game but doesn’t recall the alleged groping incident.
“Every criticism approximately sexual harassment need to be taken critically and that i will take part fully in any research that occurs,” the statement read.
“the main points of those claims have by no means been brought to my attention till nowadays. i can confirm that I did attend the 2014 legislative softball recreation with a host of members and my group of workers. i will also say i have 0 recollection of engaging in irrelevant conduct and such behavior is inconsistent with my values.”