So Spicer will appear on TV at least one more time, until he finds a replacement, is fired, loses some weight, the briefings are canceled or he finds a bush to hide behind again.
But as the event showed, it's nearly not worth the trouble.
"We're always looking for ways to do a better job of articulating the President's message and his agenda, and we'll continue to have those discussions internally, he told reporters".
Spicer has been filling the dual roles of communications director and spokesman.
The rumors had reporters taking selfies before his briefing on Tuesday and posting them to Twitter in case it was his last time at the podium.
The press secretary said Trump has given more access than past administrations when factoring in other elements of communications aside from daily briefings, saying his staff is "very accommodating" and "responsive".
"I understand. I've seen the reports", Spicer said.
The Associated Press also reports that conservative radio host Laura Ingraham and Daily Mail editor David Martosko have been in talks to fill senior positions in the White House communications office.
I think when you come to sarin gas, he was not using the gas on the same way that Assad was doing.
Spicer has also said he hasn't spoken to Trump about whether he believes in man-made climate change, and doesn't know whether or not Trump has seen the Senate health-care bill that could receive a vote as soon as next week.
Pressed again for an answer - given that the heads of multiple agencies in the intelligence community, including former FBI Director James Comey, have said Russians definitely interfered in the election - he had a similar response.