Navigators Global, which has close ties to the Republican party, has signed on to represent Qatar on its relationship with the US.

The $25K a month contract, which went into effect on Dec. 1, may include outreach to the incoming GOP-controlled House.

Navigators Global's founding principals Phil Anderson, who served as assistant to VP Dan Quayle and Republican National Committee chair Lee Atwater; Jim Pitts, a veteran of the Reagan/Bush I White House and deputy publisher of The Weekly Standard; Christopher Cox, who guided the Trump White House’s legislative response to the first five months of the COVID-19 crisis; and Cesar Conda, chief of staff to Florida Senator Marco Rubio; are handling the Qatar effort.

Navigators is serving as a subcontract to law firm Venable.