California Attorney General Xavier Becerra speaking to the media. Photo: Josh Edelson / AFP via Getty Images

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra is being called upon by the Lawyer's Committee for Civil Rights and the Human Rights Campaign to investigate Jazmina Saavedra, a congressional candidate, for allegations citing harassment of a transgender woman, per a letter from the organizations.

The backdrop: Saavedra reportedly posted a video on Facebook of herself confronting a transgender woman using a female restroom at a Denny's in Los Angeles. The letter adds the candidate said "[t]here is a man here saying he's a lady," and alleges that Saavedra displayed her stun gun and pepper spray to viewers by the video's end.

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