A leading figure in California’s #MeToo sexual harassment movement has been accused of groping a male member of staff from another politician’s office. 
Cristina Garcia, a Democratic Assemblywoman and head of the Legislative Women’s Caucus, allegedly stroked Daniel Fierro’s back, squeezed his buttocks and attempted to touch his crotch in the dugout of an amateur softball game in 2014.
Daniel Fierro said he failed to report it at the time, but in January told his former boss, Democratic Assemblyman Ian Calderon, who in turn reported it to Assembly leaders. Ms Garcia is now being investigated. 
Ms Garcia’s spokeswoman, Teala Schaff, said the assemblywoman knew a complaint was filed, but was given no details and only learned the specifics of the allegations from the Politico website, who first reported Mr Fierro’s accusation.
“Every complaint about sexual harassment should be taken seriously and I will participate fully in any investigation that takes place,” the Los Angeles-area politician said in a statement. “I …