An author named Colin Dickey dug up an old Ivanka Trump tweet from 2013, and it's a wonder the internet let it go undiscovered this long. The Einstein "quote" reads perhaps too perfectly for this Trump administration: "If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts."
Of course, Einstein likely never said this, and no one seems to know the origin of the quote. The Independent theorizes that the saying is a "summarisation of something Einstein did say, although in less direct terms." Others think it's just pure irony—the quote itself being a distortion of facts.
No matter what, it works well coming from Ivanka. And the internet couldn't help themselves:
Naturally, Ivanka Trump wasn't the only one in the administration with a fake quote in their Twitter timeline. Newly appointed White House Communications Director, Anthony Scaramucci, was similarly dragged for this tweet from 2012:
Actually, that quote is widely believed to be derived from a 1987 song by Susanna Clark and Richard Leigh.
"The internet will always mock the Trumps." -- Gandhi.