members commited to having defense spending account for

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Is the sentence correct in grammar?

The speaker appears trying to say "defese spending (spent by mlitary members) accounts for 2 percent of GDP..."

Am I on the right track?

So false:


"In 2014, members commited to having defense spending account for 2 percent of each natons's GDP by 2024."(Trump) (The text is in the video)


Source: Washington Post
 

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Is the following sentence [STRIKE]correct in[/STRIKE] grammatical?

The speaker appears [STRIKE]trying[/STRIKE] to say "defense spending (spent by [STRIKE]mlitary[/STRIKE] members) accounts for 2 percent of GDP..."

Am I on the right track?
No. He is saying that members have made a commitment (have promised) to make the level of spending on defense 2% of their GDP by the year 2024.

So false:

What does that mean?

"In 2014, members committed to having defense spending account for 2 percent of each nation's GDP by 2024."
 
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