APPLETON, Wis. (AP) -- An Appleton man who said he had enough of political phone calls from the Republican Party is accused of taking it out on a campaign volunteer at the party's local headquarters.
Fifty-seven-year-old David Benjamin Porter is facing misdemeanor charges of disorderly conduct and batter after he was accused of pushing the disabled volunteer Monday.
Porter told The Post-Crescent the frequent calls from candidates finally got to him.
He claims the Republican Party calls his house "six times a day for one candidate or another."
Local GOP officials say the volunteer fell backward when Porter pushed her, hit her head on a counter, but declined medical treatment.
Porter was released from jail after posting a $650 cash bond.