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#MeToo Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia demanded male gropers step down. #HerToo

Per the articles she was drinking both times. No excuse.



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#MeToo Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia demanded male gropers step down. #HerToo

By The Sacramento Bee Editorial Board

http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/editorials/article199423314.html

February 09, 2018 03:43 PM

Updated 4 hours 36 minutes ago

Daniel Fierro understands he is not the familiar face of the #MeToo or #WeSaidEnough movements.

Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia, D-Bell Gardens, was.

Garcia, co-chair of the legislative women’s caucus, was on the cover of Time magazine a few months ago with other Silence Breakers, speaking truth about men who abused their power by harassing women.................



Politico anonymously quoted another man, a lobbyist, telling a similar story of being accosted by Garcia in 2017 and saying he smelled alcohol on her breath. Similarly, Fierro said Garcia seemed inebriated in 2014.

On Friday, Garcia announced she would take an unpaid leave pending an investigation by the Assembly Rules Committee. That was the only proper response, given her statements about men who had committed similar acts. But she also issued a statement saying she is “certain I did not engage in the behavior I am accused of.”


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