Despite being promoted recently to Deputy Managing Editor from White House Editor, Bill Hamilton is leaving Politico for the NYT to be the National Security Editor.

VandeHarris hasn’t yet sent out a memo. But just in case they don’t, BuzzFeed’s Ben Smith reported the news on Twitter, saying, “New news: Bill Hamilton, of Politico and fmrly Wapo, lovely guy & great editor, headed to NYT DC bureau as nat’l security editor #congrats.”

Congratulations to Hamilton.