President Obama was "irritated" by Mitt Romney's concession phone call in 2012, former top Obama adviser David Axelrod writes in a new book. 

Obama was "unsmiling during the call, and slightly irritated when it was over," Axelrod writes, according to the New York Daily News, which obtained an advance copy of the book. 

Axelrod writes that Obama was annoyed Romney seemed to be blaming the loss on the black vote. 

"'You really did a great job of getting the vote out in places like Cleveland and Milwaukee,' in other words, black people," Obama said, summarizing Romney's message. "That's what he thinks this was all about."

The book, Believer, due out Feb. 10, also contains other nuggets of information on Obama. 

After beating Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonWoman behind pro-Trump Facebook page denies being influenced by Russians Trump: CNN, MSNBC 'got scammed' into covering Russian-organized rally Pennsylvania Democrats set to win big with new district map MORE in the Democratic primary in 2008, Obama briefly considered appointing her to the Supreme Court. 

Obama noted now-Vice President Biden's penchant for talking, back when both were senators. "Joe BidenJoseph (Joe) Robinette BidenDems ponder gender politics of 2020 nominee Trump: Why didn't Obama 'do something about Russian meddling?' 2020 Dem contenders travel to key primary states MORE is a decent guy, but man, that guy can just talk and talk," Obama said, according to Axelrod. 

During the 2009 push for healthcare reform, Obama wanted the vote of Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) so badly that he joked about letting her live in the White House. "We'll call it the Snowe plan. Hell, she can live here in the White House! Michelle and I will get an apartment," Obama said.

In 2004, when Obama's star was on the rise, he talked about how he did not want to be a vice president. 

"I can't imagine wanting that job," he said. "I'd rather come back and run for governor after a term than be somebody's vice president."