The FBI also is supporting the U.S. Attorney’s Office investigation of Team Thomas, according to an FBI spokesman, who declined to provide details about the Miracle Hands or Team Thomas investigations.
Meanwhile, the Stadium Club is facing protests before the D.C. Court of Appeals and the Board of Zoning Adjustment charging that the property is improperly zoned for a strip club and that a certificate of occupancy should never have been issued because it is a “sexually oriented business.”
“Many business owners diversify,” Mr. Thomas told The Times in January, insisting the Stadium Club has the support of his ward’s most affected residents. “Mr. Forney’s shown support for community issues and been a responsible business owner. Those are the issues that represent to me what he does as a businessman.”