25/04/2017 09:10 BST | Updated 25/04/2017 09:15 BST

John Oliver Reveals How Frighteningly Little We Know About Ivanka Trump And Jared Kushner

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are often portrayed in the media as the moderating forces within President Donald Trump's White House.

"If Trump is thinking about pressing a button labeled 'NUKE EARTH,' they will ― on behalf of all of us ― guide his hand towards the button labeled 'HEY MAYBE DON'T,'" John Oliver said on Sunday's "Last Week Tonight."

But are they really the centrist figures they've been made out to be?

Oliver took a look at how much we really know about the pair, and just what qualifies Kushner for his expansive White House portfolio.

"If they are the reason you are sleeping at night, you should probably still be awake," Oliver said.

Check it out above.

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