The sprawling civil fraud trial of Donald J. Trump dragged to an end on Wednesday as defense lawyers interrupted a witness who was testifying about the principles of accounting with a spirited argument over the difference between the words “could” and “would.”

The witness, Eric Lewis, a professor at Cornell University’s business school, was the last to appear at the trial, which stems from a lawsuit filed by the New York attorney general, Letitia James, accusing the former president…


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